Developing a Model for Measuring Risk Exposure Status in IT Outsourcing Projects of Iran Health Sector (Survey Study about Tehran Hospitals and Health Centers)

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistant Prof., Dep. of Business Management, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran

2 Executive Master of Business Administration, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran


The presented research paper aims to introduce a model in order to identify risks and risk factors associated with outsourcing of information technology in conjunction with health systems, measuring the probability of happening each of them and the loss of each risk. The data used in this research has been gathered from the IT experts of the healthcare sector in Tehran through the questionnaire made by the author. Then the indexes of risk exposure has been classified and ordered in seven factors, using exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis. At the end, the probability and the associated loss of each factor have been measured