A prospective international cooperative information technology platform built using open-source tools for improving the access to and safety of bone marrow transplantation in low- and middle-income countries.
Bottom Line: As of February 2014, over 2400 patients have been registered and 112 BMTs have been performed with outcomes comparable to international standards, but at a fraction of the cost.This approach avoids medical emigration and contributes to local healthcare strengthening and competitiveness.This paper presents the experience and clinical outcomes associated with the use of this platform built using open-source tools and focusing on a locally pertinent tertiary care procedure-BMT.
Affiliation: Jagriti Innovations, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.Show MeSH
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Mentions: The system allows patient records to be grouped by customizable study categories, risk categories, treatment regimens, centers, disease, and complications. Survival curves for specific patient groups selectable through configurable filters can be generated. Figure 1 is a snapshot of a patient record.
Affiliation: Jagriti Innovations, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.