DEVELOPING A WEB-BASED MIS SYSTEM FOR OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

Thomas Connolly, April MacPhail, David G. W. Scott

Abstract

Occupational Healthcare (OH) is about the promotion and maintenance of the physical, mental and social well-being of employees. It aims to protect staff from workplace risks, but also to manage the effect of any health issues on their work. Given the cost of absence through illness to both the organisation and the individual, and given the government legislation that exists in this area, OH is of increasing importance to organisations and many now outsource this service. This paper discusses how a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project between a university and an OH provider led to the development of a web-based Management Information System (MIS) for Occupational Health that allows organisations to better manage their OH provision and sickness absences. The system is currently being evaluated in a large public sector organisation and early feedback is positive.

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Connolly T., MacPhail A. and G. W. Scott D. (2010). DEVELOPING A WEB-BASED MIS SYSTEM FOR OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technology - Volume 2: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-674-025-2, pages 81-88. DOI: 10.5220/0002792100810088


in Bibtex Style

@conference{webist10,
author={Thomas Connolly and April MacPhail and David G. W. Scott},
title={DEVELOPING A WEB-BASED MIS SYSTEM FOR OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technology - Volume 2: WEBIST,},
year={2010},
pages={81-88},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002792100810088},
isbn={978-989-674-025-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technology - Volume 2: WEBIST,
TI - DEVELOPING A WEB-BASED MIS SYSTEM FOR OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH
SN - 978-989-674-025-2
AU - Connolly T.
AU - MacPhail A.
AU - G. W. Scott D.
PY - 2010
SP - 81
EP - 88
DO - 10.5220/0002792100810088