GeoHealth: Sistema Georreferenciado para Análise de Dados de Saúde na Atenção Básica
(GeoHealth: A Georeferenced System for Health Data Analysis in Primary Care)
João Henrique Gonçalves Sá (email@example.com)1, Marina Sá Rebelo (firstname.lastname@example.org)2, Alexandra Brentani (email@example.com)3, Sandra Grisi (firstname.lastname@example.org)3, Marco Antonio Gutierrez (email@example.com)4
1Projeto Região Oeste - Faculdade de Medicina da USP, Universidade Federal de São Paulo2Instituto do Coração - Faculdade de Medicina da USP3Faculdade de Medicina da USP4Projeto Região Oeste, Instituto do Coração - Faculdade de Medicina da USP
This paper appears in: Revista IEEE América Latina
Publication Date: Jan. 2012
Volume: 10, Issue: 1
The Primary Care Information System (SIAB) concentrates basic healthcare information from all different regions of Brazil. The information is collected by primary care teams on a paper-based procedure that degrades the quality of information provided to the healthcare authorities and slows down the process of decision making. To overcome these problems we propose a new data gathering application that uses a mobile device connected to a 3G network and a GPS to be used by the primary care teams for collecting the families' data. A prototype was developed in which a digital version of one SIAB form is made available at the mobile device. The prototype was tested in a basic healthcare unit located in a suburb of Sao Paulo. The results obtained so far have shown that the proposed process is a better alternative for data collecting at primary care, both in terms of data quality and lower deployment time to health care authorities.
data quality, primary care, georeferencing, datasus,
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