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Integrated Management Systems (IMS) to Support and Sustain Quality One Health Services: International Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic by the IMIA Primary Care Working Group.

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dc.contributor.author Jonnagaddala, Jitendra
dc.contributor.author Hoang, Uy
dc.contributor.author Wensaas, Knut-Arne
dc.contributor.author Tu, Karen
dc.contributor.author Ortigoza, Angela
dc.contributor.author Silva Valencia, Javier
dc.contributor.author Cuba Fuentes, María Sofia
dc.contributor.author Godinho, Myron Anthony
dc.contributor.author de Lusignan, Simon
dc.contributor.author Liaw, Siaw-Teng
dc.date.accessioned 2023-09-06T20:45:10Z
dc.date.available 2023-09-06T20:45:10Z
dc.date.issued 2023
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12866/14089
dc.description.abstract OBJECTIVES: One Health considers human, animal and environment health as a continuum. The COVID-19 pandemic started with the leap of a virus from animals to humans. Integrated management systems (IMS) should provide a coherent management framework, to meet reporting requirements and support care delivery. We report IMS deployment during, and retention post the COVID-19 pandemic, and exemplar One Health use cases. METHODS: Six volunteer members of the International Medical Association's (IMIA) Primary Care Working Group provided data about any IMS and One Health use to support the COVID-19 pandemic initiatives. We explored how IMS were: (1) Integrated with organisational strategy; (2) Utilised standardised processes, and (3) Met reporting requirements, including public health. Selected contributors provided Unified Modelling Language (UML) use case diagram for a One Health exemplar. RESULTS: There was weak evidence of synergy between IMS and health system strategy to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there were rapid pragmatic responses to COVID-19, not citing IMS. All health systems implemented IMS to link COVID test results, vaccine uptake and outcomes, particularly mortality and to provide patients access to test results and vaccination certification. Neither proportion of gross domestic product alone, nor vaccine uptake determined outcome. One Health exemplars demonstrated that animal, human and environmental specialists could collaborate. CONCLUSIONS: IMS use improved the pandemic response. However, IMS use was pragmatic rather than utilising an international standard, with some of their benefits lost post-pandemic. Health systems should incorporate IMS that enables One Health approaches as part of their post COVID-19 pandemic preparedness. en_US
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Thieme Publishing Group
dc.relation.ispartofseries Yearbook of Medical Informatics
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/deed.es
dc.subject Primary care en_US
dc.subject Electronic Health Records en_US
dc.subject Integrated Advanced Information Management Systems en_US
dc.subject One Health en_US
dc.subject Public Health en_US
dc.subject.mesh Atención Primaria de Salud
dc.subject.mesh Registros Electrónicos de Salud
dc.subject.mesh Sistemas Integrados y Avanzados de Gestión de la Información
dc.subject.mesh Salud Única
dc.subject.mesh Salud Publica
dc.title Integrated Management Systems (IMS) to Support and Sustain Quality One Health Services: International Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic by the IMIA Primary Care Working Group. en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0043-1768725
dc.relation.issn 2364-0502


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