Health Information System Strengthening in LAC Region 2005-2010

Project to Strengthen Health Information System in Ecuador

This report has two main sections. First, it presents information regarding the background, planning and implementation of diagnostic tools. Secondly, it explains the scope of the Strategic Plan designed to strengthen the Health Information System and defines the steps for implementation. The 2018 version of the PRISM Series, updated and with new modules (Toolkit, User’s Kit, and Training Kit) is available here: https://www.measureevaluation.org/prism

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Successful Brazilian Experiences in the Field of Health Information

This document presents the results of the study of the Brazilian health information system, which undertook to record the history, structure, and use being made of health information so that this experience can be shared with other countries in the Americas.

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Assessment of the National Health Information System of Mexico

The purpose of this project was to assist in the development of strategies for strengthening the national health information system (HIS), taking the various institutions of the sector into account and using the orientations provided by the macroproject of the Health Metrics Network as the framework.

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Diagnosis of the Health Information System in Honduras

These studies were instrumental in recognizing weaknesses in the performance of the Health Information System (HIS) in Honduras. For the most part, the studies focused on evaluating health subsystems or the different aspects of the information technology involved. Overall, the analyses indicate that the HIS in Honduras does not meet the expected outputs of generating relevant and quality information.

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Results from Paraguay Health Information System Assessment

Use of the analysis and monitoring tool of the Health Metrics Network and Strategic Guidelines for a plan to strengthen the national health information system

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Consultancy for Development of Strategic Plan for Health Information System of Honduras

With the goal of defining strategies to strengthen the HIS, the Ministry of Health of Honduras carried out a diagnostic evaluation of the information system of the group, using the framework and instruments from the Health Metrics Network.

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Applying the Organizational Behavior Assessment Tool in Paraguay

This document presents results from applying the Organizational and Behavior Assessment Tool with health service providers who are involved in developing the Health Information System in Paraguay.

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Assessment of the Health Information System in Peru

To determine the general capacities and potential of the Health Information System in the country, the Situation Analysis and Monitoring Tool (SAMT) of the Health Metrics Network was applied, with the participation of the primary institutional producers, administrators and users of health information.

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Evaluation of the Routine Health Information System in Peru

The routine health information system is responsible for generating data of vital importance to the decision-making processes for the administration of services, and thus to the public health of the country. Evaluations are a useful way to ensure the ongoing quality and effectiveness of an existing health system. However, shortcomings in previous evaluations of the routine health information system in Peru have been identified. The 2018 version of the PRISM Series, updated and with new modules (Toolkit, User’s Kit, and Training Kit) is available here: https://www.measureevaluation.org/prism

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Evaluation of the Regional Health Information System in Peru

The diagnosis of the situation in the countries of the Americas ranked Peru as second-to-last among the 26 countries of the region and placed it in the fourth group characterized by a low coverage level. With regard to vital statistics, coverage and quality is almost non-existent; system operators have little training and less access to standards tools and information producers have a negative perception of the information system. In fact, there are no inter-institutional committees or strengthening programs. The 2018 version of the PRISM Series, updated and with new modules (Toolkit, User’s Kit, and Training Kit) is available here: https://www.measureevaluation.org/prism

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Application of the PRISM Diagnotic Tool in the Dominican Republic

The 2018 version of the PRISM Series, updated and with new modules (Toolkit, User’s Kit, and Training Kit) is available here: https://www.measureevaluation.org/prism

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Project to Strengthen Health Information System in Ecuador Spanish

The 2018 version of the PRISM Series, updated and with new modules (Toolkit, User’s Kit, and Training Kit) is available here: https://www.measureevaluation.org/prism

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Evaluation of the Routine Health Information System in Peru Spanish

The 2018 version of the PRISM Series, updated and with new modules (Toolkit, User’s Kit, and Training Kit) is available here: https://www.measureevaluation.org/prism

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Evaluation of the Regional Health Information System in Peru Spanish

The 2018 version of the PRISM Series, updated and with new modules (Toolkit, User’s Kit, and Training Kit) is available here: https://www.measureevaluation.org/prism

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Application of the PRISM Diagnotic Tool in the Dominican Republic Spanish

The 2018 version of the PRISM Series, updated and with new modules (Toolkit, User’s Kit, and Training Kit) is available here: https://www.measureevaluation.org/prism

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Performance of the Health Care System Management in Paraguay

The objective of this study was to carry out an assessment of the national health information system together with health facilities through application of Performance of Routine Information System Management (PRISM) tools, with the aim of identifying areas of opportunity to strengthen the system. The 2018 version of the PRISM Series, updated and with new modules (Toolkit, User’s Kit, and Training Kit) is available here: https://www.measureevaluation.org/prism

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PRISM in Paraguay Executive Summary

The 2018 version of the PRISM Series, updated and with new modules (Toolkit, User’s Kit, and Training Kit) is available here: https://www.measureevaluation.org/prism

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PRISM Tools in Paraguay

The 2018 version of the PRISM Series, updated and with new modules (Toolkit, User’s Kit, and Training Kit) is available here: https://www.measureevaluation.org/prism

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