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.

Community moderators

Joaquin Blaya, PhD
Brigham And Women's Hospital - BWH; eHealth Systems; Harvard Medical School; Partners In Health - PIH
Hamish Fraser, MBChB, MRCP, MSc
Brigham And Women's Hospital - BWH; Harvard Medical School; Massachusetts Institute of Technology - MIT; Partners In Health - PIH
A/Prof. Terry HANNAN
American Medical Informatics Association - AMIA; Australasian College of Health Informatics - ACHI

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Upcoming CommCare webinars

By Gillian Javetski on 20 Mar, 2015 0 Replies

Hi everyone, Dimagi is hosting two free 90-minute webinars this March about our mobile platform CommCare. This webinar series provides participants with training on advanced technical topics for CommCare. To join either or both webinars, please sign up…

Developing new Health IT in the Developing World

By Leonard Davolio on 17 Mar, 2015 3 Recommendations 15 Replies

Hello All, I recently published an article on the various ways that the developing world is better than the US when it comes to IT innovation. It garnered some views published at InformationWeek but was hoping it would spark ideas, conversation -…

Talk on Global health record database

By Joaquin Blaya, PhD on 13 Mar, 2015 6 Replies

I'm attaching an article from the Miami Herald on March 10 on someone called Joe Kanter and a conference he is giving. Unfortunately, it has already passed, but the article is interesting.

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Benjamin Langer

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University of Toronto, Department of Family and Community Medicine

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Alisha Rahemtulla

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Yale University

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Canada; Kenya

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Yael Misrahi

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