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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 8  |  Page : 3144-3150

Use of web-based health information portals in primary health care: Experience from a rural Primary Health Centre in Haryana

Centre for Community Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

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Kapil Yadav
Centre for Community Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_2352_20

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Background: Health care informatics is the scientific field that deals with the data capture, storage, retrieval, and use of biomedical data, information, and knowledge for problem solving and decision-making. The objectives of the study were to describe the web-based portals used at the Primary Health Centre (PHC) and to appraise its utilization at the local level. Methods: Various methodologies included observation of portal use, record review, interview of stakeholders using the portals. Results: Health Workers workload increased because of physical record entry and time spent for entry in web-based health information portals. Web-based portals did not have options for utilization of the data generated at the PHC level. The options of feedback and helpline were not universally available. Conclusion: Web-based portals are integral part of health system at primary healthcare level. Adequate utilization of web-based health information portals may lead to efficient provision of health services at the primary health care level.

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