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).

The main purpose of health information systems (HIS) is to produce high-quality information to meet health sector decision making needs at all levels. 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).

Health system strengthening

Increased use of high-quality data for decision making will strengthen health systems and ultimately improve health outcomes. Read about how HIS strengthening to improve data quality and data use have led to improved health systems.

Facilitators and barriers to data use

MEASURE Evaluation supports interventions to improve data-informed decision in a number of countries. To understand factors that contribute to successful data use in country HIS, MEASURE Evaluation has published the following resources meant to be used by country governments, programs, and donors working to sustain a culture of informed decision making in health programs.

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