Developing protototype of the nursing management information system in Puskesmas and hospital, Depok Indonesia

Rr. Tutik Sri Hariyati, Mera Kartika Delimayanti, Widyatuti

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Abstract

Communicable diseases and children's malnutrition are of significant health concerns in Indonesia. Some obstacles of overcoming these health problems are ranging from the lack of health promotion and disease prevention, inadequate early warning system, delayed case finding, and lack of collaboration between hospital and Puskesmas in the continuation of case management. These conditions may keep reoccurring due to the lack of documentation accuracy and prompt data report since the documenting and reporting processes are handled manually by the Puskesmas officer altogether with the community health cadres. This research is a preliminary study of the implementation of the management information system in the hospital and Puskesmas. The research is designed as a qualitative approach to explorate current situation and incremental study. The current findings from these puskesmas and hospitals demonstrate a need of an integrated nursing management information system (NMIS). Therefore, the research has developed a prototype NMIS of the Puskesmas and hospital. Accordingly, the research needs to be continued to the try out and implementation phase in the Puskesmas and the hospital setting.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3711-3718
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Physical Sciences
Volume6
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 4 Aug 2011

Keywords

  • Documentation
  • Early warning
  • Nursing
  • Nursing management information system

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