While some Government Hospitals prefer manual record keeping systems, most private Hospitals use an electronic record keeping system - making it easier to capture information, generate reports and track their patient information when needed at any time for example Kampala hospital and others. Many studies comparing their quality do not report sufficiently on the general … Continue reading Doctor’s Insight on the challenges associated with a manual record keeping in uganda’s public hospitals.
Case study Old Mulago (Uganda Public Hospital ) A Medical file refers contains demographic, medical and treatment information about a patient or subject. It may be paper-based or a mixture of paper and electronic records. The medical file includes a variety of types of "notes" entered over time by health care professionals, recording observations and … Continue reading Who owns the patient / Medical file ! Is it a Hospital or Care Taker ?
Poor medical record keeping has led to a lot of innocent deaths and multi drug resistance in most of the public health facilities. It has come to my notice that 85%of the death in public health facilities. It has come to my notice that 85% of the deaths in public hospital is due to … Continue reading Doctor’s Insight on Poor Medical Record keeping in Uganda Public Health Facilities.
It has been found that patients in public hospital face variety of problems in health sector in regard of .government hospitals, poor patients that are the major population of Uganda, are still facing problems for data keeping. An efficient, integrated health services delivery enterprise requires the ability to coordinate service delivery across the various departments in the Hospital so as … Continue reading The Poor methods of Data Management Contribute to Lack of Medicine in Uganda Public Hospitals.
When you are a patient in a hospital, you are in a very unfamiliar environment. Hospitals have a hierarchy of responsibility and a routine for patient care. They have a staff of nurses, Doctors (both Senior Doctors and student Doctors ) technicians, therapists and the administration body to carry out that routine. A nurse’s job is … Continue reading Patient Negligence is a Major cause to Poor Data Management in Uganda’s Hospitals