Robert M. Einterz

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The authors implemented an electronic medical record system in a rural Kenyan health center. Visit data are recorded on a paper encounter form, eliminating duplicate documentation in multiple clinic logbooks. Data are entered into an MS-Access database supported by redundant power systems. The system was initiated in February 2001, and 10,000 visit records(More)
Mosoriot Health Center is a rural primary care facility situated on the outskirts of Eldoret, Kenya in sub-Saharan Africa. The region is characterised by widespread poverty and a very poor technology infrastructure. Many houses do not have electricity, telephones or tap water. The health center does have electricity and tap water. In a collaborative project(More)
BACKGROUND Pneumocystis carinii is the leading opportunistic pulmonary infection in HIV-infected patients. Invasive diagnostic procedures might be avoided if available electronic data can accurately identify patients with Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP). METHODS We extracted data from electronic hospital records, emergency department records, and a pathology(More)
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