About Saptarshi Purkayastha
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Health Information Systems Programme - HISP
Website: http://www.hisp.org/ Type: Non-Governmental Organization Country: South Africa About: Health Information Systems Programme (HISP) aims to support the improvement of health care systems in the southern hemisphere by increasing the capacity of health care workers to make decisions based on accurate information. HISP provides training and support for users of the open source District Health Information System (DHIS) software, which is under continuous development. The project started in post-apartheid South Africa, and has been introduced in a number of countries in Africa and Asia. It is part of the BEANISH initiative to improve health information in Africa.
Saptarshi Purkayastha started a discussion "CFP: Special Issue on Theory Driven Interventions in Healthcare - IJUDH (Deadline Extended)". in the Health IT community.
Calls for Papers (special): International Journal of User-Driven Healthcare (IJUDH) Special Issue On: Theory-driven Interventions in Health care using Health Information Systems http://www.igi-global.com/calls-for-papers-special/international-journal-user-driven-healthcare/41022 Submission Due Date 2/1/2013 (*Extended to 1st March, 2013*) *Guest Editors* Saptarshi Purkayastha, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway Knut Staring, University of Oslo, Norway *Introduction* ...
Saptarshi Purkayastha replied to "Physicians in resource-constrained environments entering patient notes" in the Health IT community.
You may already know this Daniel, the HISP India's project in DDU Hospital in Shimla uses OpenMRS and doctors are filling basic details about patient visits at the OPD. The forms are simplistic and do not contain a lot of information. Patient information comes from the registration counters and the ...
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