Qualitative Assessment of Iranian Hospital Websites Using WebQEM Method

Shahnaz Khademizadeh؛ Abdolhossein Farajpahlou؛ Parisa Salmani

دوره 11، شماره 4 ، اسفند 1398، ، صفحه 55-66


  Background and Objectives: Today, hospital websites are used as a communication tool in many countries of the world. The purpose of the present study is to evaluate the quality and ranking of websites in governmental. Methodology: This is an applied evaluative study. The research method is a combination of a descriptive survey and the Delphi Technique. Eighty-seven active websites out of 156 websites approved by the Ministry of Health and Medical Education were selected as the sample of the study. Data was collected using data mining tool developed by Olsina et al. The validity and reliability ...  بیشتر

Scientific Repositories as Indices for Ranking of the Iranian Universities of Medical Sciences

میثم داستانی؛ علیرضا عطاردی

دوره 10، شماره 26 ، دی 1397، ، صفحه 43-54


  Aim: Webometric is the quantitative study of production aspects and use of information resources, structures on the Web. This study aimed to evaluate and rank the websites of Iranian medical science' universities with an emphasis on their scientific repositories. Method: 48 websites of target universities were surveyed and examined during 23 March 2017 through 28 March 2017 using webometric tools and methods. Findings: The findings showed that Shahid Beheshti, Tehran and Ahvaz Universities of Medical Sciences had the highest ranks among the other universities in terms of their website properties, ...  بیشتر