QUALISIS-Br: Uma Abordagem para Melhoria da Qualidade de Sistemas de Informação em Saúde no Brasil (QUALISIS-Br: An Approach to Improve the Quality of Brazilian Health Information Systems)

Aline Silva Jerônimo (alinesjeronimo@gmail.com)1, Ricardo Argenton Ramos (ricardo.aramos@univasf.edu.br)1

1Universidade Federal do Vale do São Francisco

This paper appears in: Revista IEEE América Latina

Publication Date: May 2015
Volume: 13,   Issue: 5 
ISSN: 1548-0992

The main source of Brazilian health information comes from health information systems. Consequently, in order to obtain a reliable and secure information from this health system the data quality insurance are an essential step. This paper presents the QUALISIS-BR, an approach to guide the improvement of the quality in health information systems. This approach were conducted in a well-known Brazilian health information system named SINAN. This first conduction produced information, in catalog format, about the problems and possible solutions from SINAN. Experts, in the area of quality and health information system, performed an experiment validation using questionnaires to discover how applicable the problems and solutions are. The outcome from this experiment showed good preliminary results. Therefore, the QUALISIS-BR is the first step toward to achieve the goal of conducting the data quality improvement of Brazilian health information system.

Index Terms:
health information system, management information systems in health center, quality management   

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