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Building Integrated Networks For Better More Effective Health ...

  1. 1. HEALTHCARE INFORMATIONHEALTHCARE INFORMATION SYSTEMS (HIS)SYSTEMS (HIS) atat The General Authority for Health ServicesThe General Authority for Health Services for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi (for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi (GAHSGAHS))
  2. 2. Building Integrated Networks for BetterBuilding Integrated Networks for Better More Efficient CareMore Efficient Care
  3. 3. PASTPAST Lack of Electronic Information Systems Manual Data Management
  4. 4. HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMHEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEM PASTPAST Manual paper filesManual paper files patient data:patient data:  InconsistentInconsistent  IncompleteIncomplete  ImpreciseImprecise  UnreliableUnreliable
  5. 5. HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMHEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEM PASTPAST  Multiple patient file numbers across Abu DhabiMultiple patient file numbers across Abu Dhabi Emirate facilities lead to:Emirate facilities lead to:  Bad prognosisBad prognosis  Inefficient use of human resourcesInefficient use of human resources  Misuse & wastage of medicines & consumablesMisuse & wastage of medicines & consumables  Absence of accurate & comprehensive informationAbsence of accurate & comprehensive information for planning and decision makingfor planning and decision making
  6. 6. Health Facilities disconnected from each other & GAHS HIS -HIS - PRESENTPRESENT
  7. 7. HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMHEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEM PRESENTPRESENT  Un-unified hospital information systemsUn-unified hospital information systems are in placeare in place  Primitive information systems arePrimitive information systems are installed in some primary health careinstalled in some primary health care centerscenters  GAHS is in the final stage of negotiatingGAHS is in the final stage of negotiating with “Cerner Company” to implementwith “Cerner Company” to implement Cerner Health Information System in AbuCerner Health Information System in Abu Dhabi health care facilities connected toDhabi health care facilities connected to GAHSGAHS
  8. 8. LAN Patients Home ACCESS FROM ANY PLACE & AT ANY TIME Inside Hospital WAN Across Hospitals G SM Ambulances ASDLW AN INTERNET GATEWAY CENTRAL HIS HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEM -HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEM - FUTUREFUTURE
  9. 9. THETHE FUTUREFUTURE Create a comprehensive Electronic PatientCreate a comprehensive Electronic Patient RecordRecord One person One record across Abu Dhabi EmirateOne person One record across Abu Dhabi Emirate Provide access :Provide access :  For the right individualFor the right individual  To the right informationTo the right information  At the right timeAt the right time EPREPR
  10. 10. THETHE FUTUREFUTURE Support best practice based medicine through:Support best practice based medicine through: Clinical GuidelinesClinical Guidelines Clinical PathwaysClinical Pathways In order to:In order to:  Drive out variability in health careDrive out variability in health care  Permit variance analysisPermit variance analysis  Ensure consistent quality of careEnsure consistent quality of care QUALITY OF CAREQUALITY OF CARE
  11. 11. THETHE FUTUREFUTURE Improve quality of care & patient safety throughImprove quality of care & patient safety through integration of activities across hospital:integration of activities across hospital: e.g. Medical Services, Radiology, Laboratory,e.g. Medical Services, Radiology, Laboratory, Pharmacy & NursingPharmacy & Nursing Leading to:Leading to: Optimization of decision makingOptimization of decision making  Drug interaction warningsDrug interaction warnings ((whenwhen prescribing medicationsprescribing medications))  Patient risk flagsPatient risk flags ((when delivering carewhen delivering care)) BEST PRACTICEBEST PRACTICE
  12. 12. THETHE FUTUREFUTURE Improve timeline of care delivery throughImprove timeline of care delivery through standardization of procedures across the healthcarestandardization of procedures across the healthcare enterprise including, and not limited toenterprise including, and not limited to::  RegistrationRegistration  OrderingOrdering  SchedulingScheduling  Clinical documentationClinical documentation TIMELINETIMELINE
  13. 13. THETHE FUTUREFUTURE Reduce cost through:Reduce cost through:  Increased clinical productivityIncreased clinical productivity  Decreased medical errors & incidentsDecreased medical errors & incidents  Increase quality of careIncrease quality of care  Eliminating duplication of servicesEliminating duplication of services  Reduction in medicines & consumablesReduction in medicines & consumables consumptionconsumption  Online paramedical services (e.g. Radiology)Online paramedical services (e.g. Radiology) COSTCOST
  14. 14. THETHE FUTUREFUTURE Availability of accurate & complete health statisticsAvailability of accurate & complete health statistics & information permits:& information permits:  Decision making based on accurate informationDecision making based on accurate information  Taking appropriate actions at the right timeTaking appropriate actions at the right time  Proper planning based on reliable informationProper planning based on reliable information  Ability to evaluate health services, interventions,Ability to evaluate health services, interventions, programs and projectsprograms and projects  Continuous improving of health care deliveryContinuous improving of health care delivery HEALTH STATISITICS &HEALTH STATISITICS & INFORMATIONINFORMATION
  15. 15. THETHE FUTUREFUTURE The availability of HIS is a basicThe availability of HIS is a basic requirement for JCIArequirement for JCIA HIS allows us to monitor theHIS allows us to monitor the compliance of our health facilitiescompliance of our health facilities with JCIA and undertakewith JCIA and undertake corrective measures promptlycorrective measures promptly ACCREDITATIONACCREDITATION
  16. 16. THANK YOUTHANK YOU

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