course 245 - facility management

245 Facility Management (Preview Draft)

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Course description:

This course provides a state-of -the- science overview of a Health Facility Registry (HFR) and a Master Facility List (MFL). Topics include Introduction to the terms HFR and MFL, the value of a HFR, Steps in establishing a HFR along with country real life examples of success, standards, and technology component of a Health facility registry.

Learning Outcomes:   

By the end of this session, learners will be able to:                                                                                                         

  1. Understand the concept of a Health Facility Registry (HFR)

2. Understand the purpose of having a Health Facility Registry

3. Importance of a Master Facility List and its role

4. Articulate the role and key functions of a HFR

5. Be aware of the associated Governance Challenges

6. Understand the Standards and Technology associated with a HFR                                         

Key Audience(s):

  • E-Health Leaders / Ministry of Health Leaders
  • Health Information Officers
  • Health Information Technologists such as business analysts
  • Engineers and Architects