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Table 3 Economic cost of CDSS intervention in USD, 2009-13

From: Cost of installing and operating an electronic clinical decision support system for maternal health care: case of Tanzania rural primary health centres

Cost category and items Installation cost (2009–12) Operation cost (2012–13) Total cost Percentage of total cost
Recurrent Cost     
Transport    12243.02 9.6
Vehicle operation and maintenance 5743.30 5411.88 11155.19  
Travel 529.03 558.80 1087.83  
Personnel 5767.73 22045.65 27813.38 21.8
Training 38665.09 22777.60 61442.68 48.2
Other    3019.69 2.4
Supplies 1594.83 569.44 2164.27  
Communication 855.43 - 855.43  
Sub-total: recurrent cost 53155.40 51363.38 104518.78 82.0
Capital cost     
Vehicle 2646.03 2646.03 5292.05 4.2
Computers 1717.54 1717.54 3435.09 2.7
Furniture - 95.65 95.65 0.1
Facility (space and electricity) - 96.94 96.94 0.1
CDSS software 7033.83 7033.83 14067.67 11.0
Sub-total: capital cost 11397.40 11589.98 22987.39 18.0
Total cost 64552.81 62953.36 127506.17 100
Percentage of total cost 50.6 49.4   100