Strengthening Health Information Systems: Creating an Information Culture Manila, June 14, 2011 Theo Lippeveld, MD, MPH, firstname.lastname@example.org. Objective of this session: let us be more specific.
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Strengthening Health Information Systems:Creating an Information CultureManila, June 14, 2011Theo Lippeveld, MD, MPH, email@example.com
… for improving evidence based decision making in the health system at all levels
So, what can be done to improve use of information for decision making?
PRISM framework: Performance of Routine Information Systems Management
Health Information System (HIS) Performance
Data generation architecture
= HIS performance
good quality information
appropriate use of information
Improved Health System
Information culture, health system structure, roles & responsibilities, resources
Knowledge/ skills, attitudes,
Quality of data
Use of information
B) HIS Overview
Facility/ Office Checklist
D) HIS Process Assessment Tool
C) Organizational & Behavioral Questionnaire
Prism Tools: Measuring HIS performance and its determinants
Operational definition (from social sectors):
“The capacity of an organization (the health system) to promote among its members the values and beliefs for generation of quality data, and for use of information to accomplish its goals and mission.”
For info on the PRISM framework and tools: see www.rhinonet.org
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