policy and management questions

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It’s only natural to want to jump right into deploying a new human resource information system like iHRIS, once it’s decided that one is needed. Before beginning, though, take some time to assess the systems for managing health information that already exist. iHRIS will be a sub-component of the health information system (HIS) or eHealth […]

Presentation: Using HRH Information to Answer Key Policy and Management Questions

Objective With stakeholders, begin defining the HRH policy and management questions that need to be answered by the HRIS. Information lacks value unless it is used to answer questions and inform decision making. Defining key questions helps refine the system requirements, data collection needs, and reporting formats for iHRIS. Think of questions that are often […]

Template: Reporting Requirements

Objective Document requirements for reports produced by iHRIS. Use this template for capturing reporting requirements as a guide as you work with stakeholders to design the reports they expect from iHRIS. These reports should be linked to the policy and management questions previously defined. Reporting Requirements: Concepts The reporting requirements should specify the frequency at […]

Template: Sample Data Collection Forms

Objective Revise data collection forms to provide the minimum necessary dataset to answer policy and management questions. We have provided sample health worker data collection forms in a paper version, for collecting data by hand, and a spreadsheet version, for collecting data on the computer. We have also provide a data collection form designed for […]