Provision of quality healthcare services continues to face infrastructural barriers for many developing countries. Data within the healthcare system presents vast opportunities which advancements in telemedicine and medical information systems are making use of to make healthcare easier and ultimately, improve patient outcomes.
Collecting healthcare data has relatively little use unless the information can be applied toward improving the delivery of care. The massive amount of data produced through medical record systems will now be made accessible through The African Journal of Health Information Systems which was launched earlier in October.
The African Journal of Health Information Systems (AJHIS) is an international peer-reviewed journal that provides an international forum for the exchange of practice, innovation and research. It represents the nature of health information management and health informatics.
The journal welcomes contributions of original research or original contributions to the existing literature on health informatics. The Journal aims to promote the development of African Health Information systems and management strategy as well as the development of health information systems and management strategy as well as the development of health information policies in African Countries.
Information systems welcomes contributions from researchers worldwide who are working in the following areas: