Staff members from University Health Services (UHS) have undergone one day training on how to use University Health Management Information System (UHMIS). This is an in-house developed health automated system intended to be used by physicians, nurses and pharmacists.
The aim of UHMIS is to improve health care quality and increase patient and physician satisfaction at the staff and student clinics. The system will allow one to collect, analyze, retain retrieve and evaluate health information. Some of the benefits associated with UHMIS are: Accessibility to patient’s information at any time within the network, saving time of physician to access information, avoiding duplication of the examination and assisting physician to diagnose fast and quickly initiate accurate treatment.
The University of Nairobi Health Services (UHS) comprises of eight clinics and delivers care to university staff and their dependents and the students.
The system was developed by a technical team from the University of Nairobi ICT department which is also the team that took part in training the UHS members. The training took place today 21st September 2016 at the ICTC Corporate Lab.