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Table 5 Most frequently identified HIS problems, for ECDs (N = 221 respondents) and EPDs (N = 111 respondents)

From: State of the practice of health information systems: a survey study amongst health care professionals in intellectual disability care

Problem ECD EPD Total
Hard to retrieve information in system 124 61 185
Difficult to exchange electronic client/patient records with other caregiver 76 73 149
System is slow 103 44 147
Having to work in multiple systems at the same time 65 70 135
System is unavailable 86 40 126
Updates change the system 80 26 106
Hard to exchange information with other systems within care institution 74 8 82
Primary care classification method not differentiated enough for ID care -b 75 75
Bad user interface 5 1 6
User roles and permissions 3 0 3
Other problemsa 4 1 5
No problems at all 10 5 15
  1. aProblems that could not be classified into one of the above problems
  2. bNot provided as an answer option in the survey for this system