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Health Information Systems Performance
HIS performance is measured by data quality and data use which are outputs of the larger, interrelated system depicted by the HIS Strengthening Model (HISSM).
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Defining Health Information Systems
Health information systems (HIS) provide evidence for policy and program-level decisions to support better health outcomes at both the individual and population levels. However, the meaning of the term “HIS” varies across sources, often with no clear or precise definition.
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How Do Other Organizations Define HIS?
MEASURE Evaluation conceptualizes health information systems (HIS) as an umbrella term covering all systems, functions, structures, and personnel related to documenting and using health information. Other entities define HIS more specifically.
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Terms Related to HIS
The following are terms used to describe a national health information system (HIS), or a specific system of a national HIS
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What are the characteristics of a strong HIS?
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What are the stages of progression to a strong HIS and how are they measured?
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What are the factors and conditions of HIS performance progress?
As MEASURE Evaluation works to strengthen health information systems (HIS) at the country level, we have a unique opportunity to document processes and challenges that support HIS strengthening—and to document best practices that countries can replicate to achieve stronger HIS.
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Resources
We have organized valuable HIS strengthening resources by the areas of the HIS Strengthening Model
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Core Health Indicators
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National HIS Coordinating Body/Committee
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