International Perspective Selayang Hospital: A Paperless and Filmless Environment in Malaysia

  • Hadis Rosnah
  • Mohamad Azrin Zubir
  • Y. Nor Akma
Part of the Health Informatics Series book series (HI)


Selayang Hospital has set a milestone in Malaysian history for being the first hospital in the country to create a “paperless and filmless” environment for its outpatient and inpatient services. The fully integrated information system in Selayang Hospital is known as the Total Hospital Information System (THIS), which encapsulates integration between clinical (including imaging and critical care), financial, and administration systems.


Clinical Information System Integrate Information System Head Injury Patient Data Entry Form Multimedia Super Corridor 
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  • Hadis Rosnah
  • Mohamad Azrin Zubir
  • Y. Nor Akma

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