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Title: GeoHealth: A Georeferenced System for Health Data Analysis in Primary Care
Authors: SA, J. H. G.REBELO, M. S.BRENTANI, A.GRISI, S.GUTIERREZ, M. A.
Citation: IEEE LATIN AMERICA TRANSACTIONS, v.10, n.1, p.1352-1356, 2012
Abstract: 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.
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