Tuesday, November 11, 2014

ACDEP Organizes Training for HMIS Administrators

ACDEP Organizes Training for HMIS Administrators

Following the establishment of electronic Health Management Information System (HMIS) at the first set of five ACDEP partner Health Centres in Northern Ghana, ACDEP organizes a three-day training workshop for System Administrators of HMIS. The workshop is to equip the Administrators with basic information and skills needed to operate the system and also build their capacity to be able to provide a single point of communication to all end-users concerning Health Management Information System issues
at their various clinics. The workshop forms part  

Christiana practising her skills during the training Photo credit: John Faile 

of series of training / capacity building sessions planned to build capacities of system administrators and end-users to facilitate successful implementation of the electronic system at the various clinics to improve efficiency in their work to access, analyze, manage, and utilize information that is essential to patient care and the overall healthcare delivery services.
Participants are being provided with hands-on skills in system installation, the Key members of the Tech Support group based in Tamale are also participating in the workshop as part of a capacity building plan to build local capacities to provide technical support services to the clinics during the implementation phase.
Participants are being provided with hands-on skills on functionality of the various modules including how to connect to the server, login / logout, assigning users and user login rights; access and control, how to add a patient, search for a patient, create an encounter, perform prescriptions and dispense drugs.