Medical Information Management Systems: Why every hospital needs one

In many African countries, healthcare information systems are merely a series of inter-related data from a variety of health sources and service centres scattered across the countries. This indeed makes it very difficult to trace information when needed in its right form and in the correct time. This has allowed for inconsistencies in research based on past events and resolutions that fail to address the situations as they are.

Medical information systems are built to

Setting up a Hospital Medical Research Registry

Registries are set up for collection and maintenance of information of people with similar conditions. These individuals must consent to involvement by being physically present or allow their data to be used in future research. On the other hand a repository is specifically for storage of identifiable specimens. They are collected, indexed and stored for future use in medical research or other relevant studies.

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Therefore a registry must be very organised. It makes use of various study methods to collect data in a uniform way in order to analyse specified results of a group of people affected by an identifiable disease,