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Revista Cubana de Medicina General Integral

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PARAMIO RODRIGUEZ, Agustín; OLIVA PEREZ, Maritza  and  LEDESMA DEL PERAL, Marisela. Automated system for analysis of health situation. Rev Cubana Med Gen Integr [online]. 2011, vol.27, n.3, pp.332-343. ISSN 0864-2125.

INTRODUCTION: The analysis of health situation is a practice fundamental in the primary health care. Among the main difficulties to perform the analysis of health situation is the lack of abilities by health basic staff members for the information processing and therefore for the creation of necessary indicators playing down the quality of reports. OBJECTIVES: To propose an automated system for consolidation of statistic information related to health status of population needed for performing of analysis of health situation. METHODS: A technological innovation research was carried out consisting of the design of an automated system for the statistic information processing. Thus, a review of existing guidances to make it as well as the expert consultation was performed. Authors used the tools for information and formulas tabulation supplied by the Excel program of Microsoft Office 2007 package. RESULTS: Present system is proposed whose main characteristic is the simplicity of its use, which contributes to organize and make easy the statistic information processing at individual level at consulting room and at health area level to save time and resources. CONCLUSIONS: In an effective way it contributes to make easy the work of our professionals in relation to tabulation and indicators calculations needed for performing of the analysis of health situation of consulting room and of the polyclinic.

Keywords : Health situation analysis; primary health care; health basic staff.

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