Table 2

Reports generated by e-Chasqui

Report

Informed

Purpose

Type of Access


Frequency of e-Chasqui access by HC personnel

Regional laboratory and TB director

Encourage frequent utilization of IS to access real-time laboratory data

Monthly report prepared by data administrator

Number of laboratory results entered at regional laboratory

Regional laboratory and TB director

Identify delays in data entry

Monthly report prepared by data administrator

Number of laboratory results verified and released to providers

Regional laboratory and TB director

Identify delays in verification

Monthly report prepared by data administrator

DST results for any specified period grouped by every variable in request form

Regional and INS laboratory director

Report and identify trends in laboratory performance

Constant access**

Culture results for any specified period grouped by every variable in request form

Regional and INS laboratory director

Report and identify trends in laboratory performance

Constant access**

Individuals with a positive culture for any specified date

Regional and INS laboratory director

Report to regional TB program

Constant access**


**Constant access means that the laboratory users could view this information in the system at any time. Some reports let the user specify the start and end dates.

Blaya et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2007 7:33   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-7-33

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