Assessing European national health information systems in peer review format: lessons learnt

Last updated on 25-12-2023 by Brecht Devleesschauwer

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BACKGROUND: Systematic assessments of a country’s health information system (HIS) help identify strengths and weaknesses and may stimulate actions for improvement. They represent a capacity-building process for the country assessed as well as for the assessor. The joint action on HISs (InfAct) developed a peer-to-peer assessment methodology adapting an established WHO support tool. The aim of this study is to identify lessons learnt and the added value of the InfAct peer assessment for the assessors. METHODS: A qualitative evaluation of the peer HIS assessment was performed based on 12 s…

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