HMIS IMPLEMENTATION KICKS OFF AS USERS GET TRAINED
Health Management Information System (HMIS) implementation kicked off with the training of the users and data validation. The Department of Health and Sanitation together with ICT sub sector are a carrying out training of all systems users who are mainly the health practitioners.
This comprehensive health system with modules which cater for the diverse functional areas of the healthcare sector will be piloted in Kapsabet County referral Hospital (KCRH). Thereafter, it will implemented in the Sub county hospitals and then to other health facilities countywide.
HMIS which is patient oriented, is greatly focusing on making patient care safe, efficient and effective by managing patient movement across the health sections. It will also enable efficient use of healthcare resources through the paperless and cashless processes.
Today the consultants from WilCom Systems LTD (System Vendors) headed by Tito Koiyet begun the Heads of sections Training in a session attended by Medical Superintendent KCRH, Health Administrators, heads of sections and the ICT team. All other system users will progressively be carried through the same training.
The Chief Officer for ICT and e-Government Jonathan Misoi, who opened the training session said that the system will provide better information management through the electronic access to appropriate health care services down to remote facilities.
“The system is very much flexible and can therefore be integrated with existing and upcoming health, Human Resource and revenue systems”, said Misoi.
Misoi further called upon all the health practitioners and the support team to fully adopt and utilize the system for the effectiveness of all the processes run and managed through the system.