Toward utilization of data for program management and evaluation: quality assessment of five years of health management information system data in Rwanda
作者: Marie Paul NisingizweHari S. IyerModeste GashayijaLisa R. HirschhornCheryl AmorosoRandy WilsonEric RubyutsaEric GajuPaulin BasingaAndrew MuhireAgnès BinagwahoBethany Hedt-Gauthier
作者单位: 1esearch Department, Partners In Health/Inshuti Mu Buzima, Kigali, Rwanda
2Research Department, Partners In Health/Inshuti Mu Buzima, Kigali, Rwanda
3HMIS Department, Ministry of Health, Kigali, Rwanda
4Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
5HMIS Department, Ministry of Health, Kigali, Rwa
刊名: Global Health Action, 2014, Vol.7 , pp.1-5
来源数据库: Directory of Open Access Journals
DOI: 10.3402/gha.v7.25829
关键词: Health management information systemGlobal healthData qualityQuality improvementData useRwanda
原始语种摘要: Background: Health data can be useful for effective service delivery, decision making, and evaluating existing programs in order to maintain high quality of healthcare. Studies have shown variability in data quality from national health management information systems (HMISs) in sub-Saharan Africa which threatens utility of these data as a tool to improve health systems. The purpose of this study is to assess the quality of Rwanda's HMIS data over a 5-year period. Methods: The World Health Organization (WHO) data quality report card framework was used to assess the quality of HMIS data captured from 2008 to 2012 and is a census of all 495 publicly funded health facilities in Rwanda. Factors assessed included completeness and internal consistency of 10 indicators selected based on WHO...
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影响因子:2.062 (2012)

  • quality 品质
  • information 报告
  • management 管理
  • system 
  • years 年代
  • national 国家的
  • indicators 指示器
  • percentage 百分数
  • evaluation 评价
  • health 保健