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Conceptualizing and Measuring Data Use: A Review of Assessments and Tools


MEASURE Evaluation is at the forefront of developing guidance for the monitoring and measurement of data use?a key output of health information systems strengthening. This paper has the following purposes:


  • Expand on the Health Information System Strengthening Model (HISSM) definition and conceptualization of the use of data, especially for acting on and implementing decisions related to health system performance.
  • Describe activity areas to strengthen the demand for and use of data for decision making.
  • Summarize indicators to measure the process and outputs of data use.
  • Review tools to measure the dimensions of data use.


(July, 2018)


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