EFFECTIVENESS OF A BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SOLUTION TO MANAGE THE ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY PROGRAMME

Eduan Kotzé, Theo McDonald

Abstract

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) has caused the death of millions of people worldwide. To combat the effect of HIV/AIDS, the South African government started with the provisioning of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) in the public health sector. Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of this ART programme is of the utmost importance. A business intelligence approach was followed that first of all integrated several independent operational sources into one data warehouse and then delivered strategic management information with easy to use business intelligence tools that was developed and deployed for the users. The business intelligence solution was then evaluated by the users of the system and the results indicated that the users deemed the solution to be an effective way to obtain strategic information on the rollout of the ARV treatment programme.

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Kotzé E. and McDonald T. (2011). EFFECTIVENESS OF A BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SOLUTION TO MANAGE THE ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY PROGRAMME . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-34-8, pages 543-546. DOI: 10.5220/0003150905430546


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@conference{healthinf11,
author={Eduan Kotzé and Theo McDonald},
title={EFFECTIVENESS OF A BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SOLUTION TO MANAGE THE ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY PROGRAMME},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={543-546},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003150905430546},
isbn={978-989-8425-34-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2011)
TI - EFFECTIVENESS OF A BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SOLUTION TO MANAGE THE ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY PROGRAMME
SN - 978-989-8425-34-8
AU - Kotzé E.
AU - McDonald T.
PY - 2011
SP - 543
EP - 546
DO - 10.5220/0003150905430546