The incredible potential to improve global health delivery through appropriate use of health information technology (HIT) drives discussion in this community. Members connect to learn about feasibility, planning, and implementation of a broad spectrum of HIT projects, including electronic medical record systems and mobile devices.

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Joaquin Blaya, PhD
Brigham And Women's Hospital - BWH
eHealth Systems
Harvard Medical School
Partners In Health - PIH
A/Prof. Terry HANNAN
American Medical Informatics Association - AMIA
Australasian College of Health Informatics - ACHI
Naomi Muinga
KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme

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Framework for accelerating the development of HIE policies and procedures in LMIC

Lauren Wu replied

Alvin - there isn't much literature unfortunately documenting U.S. states' experiences with governance of HIE. We were able to find this review/white paper from 2011 that has some features about state experiences and models that might be helpful. read more

Updated: 17 Nov, 2016
Replies: 8

Request for assistance

Niamh Darcy replied

I would also recommend looking at the MAPS toolkit, which although written for mHealth projects also applies to eHealth in general. This looks at what it takes to scale an mHealth project, which also implies sustainability. There are many different models out there, for sustaining technology interventions also - one ... read more

Updated: 17 Nov, 2016
Replies: 3

EMR guidelines for managers

Naomi Muinga replied

found them online here: http://www.ega.go.tz/uploads/publications/3c7dfcd85c74eb4474b6ab64e10f662f.pdf read more

Updated: 16 Nov, 2016
Replies: 3

Recommendations for Indian software developers

Sushil Patil replied

Hi Alice, I work in a rural hospital in Chhattisgarh where we use Electronic health records system. The product is known by name Bahmni, it's website is http://www.bahmni.org It is developed Thoughtworks and their Indian office is in Delhi. This system is being used in several community based and a ... read more

Updated: 16 Nov, 2016
Replies: 3

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