Towards Paperless Hospitals: Lessons Learned from 15 Health Facilities in Uganda

@inproceedings{Kanagwa2016TowardsPH,
  title={Towards Paperless Hospitals: Lessons Learned from 15 Health Facilities in Uganda},
  author={Benjamin Kanagwa and Jenard Ntacyo and Sam Orach},
  booktitle={WorldCIST},
  year={2016}
}
In this paper we share and explore the key features we have found to be critical for different health facilities with regard to automation of hospital processes and Electronic Patient Records (EPR). We have deployed an Electronic Patient Record Management System (EPRMS) in a total of 15 hospital facilities in Uganda albeit with varying levels of success. The goal was to create a paperless environment for a group of health facilities and provide centralised support and training. We discuss… CONTINUE READING