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Elesban Kihuba ; David Gathara ; Stephen Mwinga ; Mercy Mulaku ; Rose Kosgei ; Wycliffe Mogoa ; Rachel Nyamai ; Mike English
Background: Hospital management information systems (HMIS) is a key component of national health information systems (HIS), and actions required of hospital management to support information generation in Kenya are articulated in specific policy documents. We conducted an evaluation of core functions of data generation and reporting within hospitals in Kenya to facilitate interpretation of national reports and to provide guidance on key areas requiring improvement to support data use in decision making. Design: The survey was a cross-sectional, cluster sample study conducted in 22 hospitals in Kenya. The statistical analysis was descriptive with adjustment for clustering.
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|Health Topic:||Health Information|
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