Open source challenges for hospital information system (HIS) in developing countries: a pilot project in Mali

@inproceedings{Bagayoko2010OpenSC,
  title={Open source challenges for hospital information system (HIS) in developing countries: a pilot project in Mali},
  author={Cheick Oumar Bagayoko and Jean-Charles Dufour and Saad Chaacho and Omar Bouhaddou and Marius Fieschi},
  booktitle={BMC Med. Inf. & Decision Making},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND We are currently witnessing a significant increase in use of Open Source tools in the field of health. Our study aims to research the potential of these software packages for developing countries. Our experiment was conducted at the Centre Hospitalier Mere Enfant in Mali. METHODS After reviewing several Open Source tools in the field of hospital information systems, Mediboard software was chosen for our study. To ensure the completeness of Mediboard in relation to the functionality… CONTINUE READING
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