OpenSRP is built to create immediate service delivery improvements and long-term impact at all levels of the health system.
Seamless integration with existing health information systems, like DHIS2 and OpenMRS.
User-friendly design and easy, intuitive navigation facilitates technology adoption - even in low literacy environments.
Health content adheres to the World Health Organization protocols and guidelines, whilst still making local adoption and adaptation at country-level possible.
Improved Continuity of Care
OpenSRP helps health workers track and support clients through various life stages, including pregnancy, birth, post-natal care, under 5-childcare, immunizations, etc. It helps to facilitate a continuum of care between citizens and health systems at large.
Better communication facilitates better service delivery
Through workflow and decision support logic, OpenSRP facilitates improved and guided conversations between health workers and their clients.
Danger signs flagged
Through decision support logic, danger signs are flagged, and scripts provide guidance to the healthcare worker in terms of counseling, health education, and referrals that need to be provided.
Client reminders triggered
Through integration with tools like RapidPro, scheduled reminders can be built into OpenSRP. These remind or prompt both the healthcare worker and client, strengthening demand generation for services such as antenatal care visits or immunizations.
Improved performance management
OpenSRP facilitates real-time supervision and management of the frontline health workforce and helps to increase accountability.
Complete offline functionality
OpenSRP, once installed on a device using a data connection, has complete offline capabilities. This means that functions such as data capturing, data sharing between worker and manager devices, and reporting are made possible in the remotest of places on Earth.
Replaces burdensome paper reports and tally sheets with automatically generated digital reports — both helping the health worker track their own daily performance and automating reporting to their manager at health facility or district level.
Connects data collected at the community level to national level reporting systems, like DHIS2.
Improved data for decision-making
OpenSRP facilitates access to real-time, accurate data about the health of community members. This allows for better planning, decision-making, and responsiveness to help improve the health and well-being of citizens.
Real-time data access
Immediate, real-time access to community-level data greatly reduces data turnaround times. This helps to eliminate challenges faced by traditional systems where data is captured on paper and then re-captured, often weeks later, by a special (often short-staffed and under-resourced) cadre of data capturers into electronic platforms.
Reducing data duplications
Enhanced search and matching functionality allows the healthcare worker to easily find family members – for example, siblings – based on the details of a household, household head or primary caregiver. This all helps to increase data accuracy and reduce data duplication.