What are health information systems, and why are they important?

Hodge, Nicola (2012) What are health information systems, and why are they important?. Pacific Health Dialog, 18 1: 15-19.

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Author Hodge, Nicola
Title What are health information systems, and why are they important?
Journal name Pacific Health Dialog   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1015-7867
Publication date 2012
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 18
Issue 1
Start page 15
End page 19
Total pages 5
Editor Sitaleki Finau
Nicola Hodge
Place of publication Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Publisher Health Research Council of the Pacific
Collection year 2013
Language eng
Abstract This article provides an overview of health information systems, including a description of the six components of a HIS as provided by the Health Metrics Network. Common issues and challenges, such as underinvestment and neglect, are also discussed, along with recommendations for advocating, prioritising and strengthening HIS.
Keyword Health information systems
Health Metrics Network
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Special Edition: Health Information Systems in the Pacific

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