|Title||Towards an Open-Source Oncology Electronic Medical Records System for Low-Resource Settings: Development of Chemotherapy Management in OpenMRS.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2019|
|Authors||Kabukye, JK, Casaceli, AM, Ball, E, De Armas, M, Cornet, R|
|Journal||Stud Health Technol Inform|
|Date Published||2019 Aug 21|
Cancer is a major public health challenge in low and middle income countries (LMICs). In this paper, we describe work in progress to develop functionality within an open-source electronic medical records system to support safe and standardized cancer care in low-resource settings. We engaged cancer care providers from LMICs to elicit and prioritize requirement, and following a rapid application development approach we developed chemotherapy prescription and documentation functionality within OpenMRS.
|Alternate Journal||Stud Health Technol Inform|
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