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Improving documentation of clinical care within a clinical information network – an essential initial step in efforts to understand and improve care in kenyan hospitals

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In many low income countries health information systems are poorly equipped to provide detailed information on hospital care and outcomes. Information is thus rarely used to support practice improvement. We describe efforts to tackle this challenge and to foster learning concerning collection and use of information. This could improve hospital services in Kenya.
We are developing a Clinical Information Network, a collaboration spanning 14 hospitals, policy makers and researchers with the...

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10.1136/bmjgh-2016-000028

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDM
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Tropical Medicine
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University of Oxford
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NDM
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Wellcome Trust
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097170
106823
092654
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BMJ Publishing Group
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BMJ Global Health More from this journal
Publication date:
2016-05-24
Acceptance date:
2016-04-08
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2059-7908
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2016-04-17

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