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The annual ICT4D Conferences have proven to be an invaluable opportunity for NGOs, private sector organizations, universities, governmental agencies and foundations to share their experience in using ICT to increase the impact of development programs and to learn from each other.  In 2016, 750 individuals from 76 countries and 320 private sector and public sector and civil society explored the ways to harness the full power of digital solutions to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.  Our thanks to Accenture, Catholic Relief Services, Esri, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, iMerit Technology Services, Inmarsat, IS Solutions, Making All Voices Count, Mercy Corps, Microsoft, NetHope, Oxfam, Pandexio, Qualcom Wireless Reach, RTI International, SimbaNet and World Vision for making that possible.

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Thursday, May 19 • 10:45 - 11:30
The Digital District Project (DDP): Going Paperless with the CliniPAK EHR in Transmara, Kenya LIMITED

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The DDP is a joint project of Vecna Cares, Transmara District Health Management Team, Narok County Government and the Kenya MoH. It aims to strengthen the health system through the development and deployment of an electronic health records (EHR) system.
In line with Sustainable Development Goals 3,9, 10 &17, the Kenya MoH Sector Strategy and Investment Plan and Vision 2030 the high level objectives of the DDP are:
- Improve capacity of health facilities by building an EHR optimized to function in remote and/or low resource settings
- Increase capacity in DHMT caregivers through training in daily use of EHR
- Develop a point of care data tool to enhance data accuracy and real time reporting
- Strengthen the healthcare system with robust data capture and reporting tools to support data driven decision making
- Build an EHR that closes gaps between patients, caregivers and decision makers
Accomplishments
- Sustainably transitioned 35 of 45 existing public primary health facilities from paper based systems to the more reliable, flexible CliniPAK EHR
- Achieved full electronic data capture and reporting in 3 key service areas: Outpatient, Family Planning , Antenatal care
- Observed improved data quality, higher efficiency in reporting times, greater accountability and resource management
- Provided skills training for ~50% of DHMT clinical staff in Transmara on EHRs/CliniPAK
- Installed and used CliniPAK in remote areas, reaching vulnerable populations
- Achieved electronic capture and recording of 80,000+ unique patient visits
- Provided previously unavailable data granularity, allowing efficient database searches and data mining for clinical, operational and administrative oversight
- Operationalized records transfer to support referrals

Speakers
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Deborah Theobald

Founder and CEO, Vecna Cares Charitable Trust
Deborah has spent 15 years developing and deploying automation solutions to the health care sector across the globe. As the Co-Founder of Vecna, a leader in health care information technology and robotics, Deborah has positively impacted millions of peoples' lives through innovative new technologies that improve access to and quality of care. Deborah has brought to market QC PathFinder for electronic outbreak surveillance of hospital acquired... Read More →


Thursday May 19, 2016 10:45 - 11:30
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