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

Recent discussion topics

Messaging System for Lab Results

By Nii Nortey Hanson-Nortey on 19 Feb 2015 3 Replies

Dear all, I am looking for an application to deploy in a culture and DST lab to help with notifying patients and clinicians about the results of TB tests requested. I remember someone shared a similar application on this platform but can't remember who…

Support for EMRs in developing countries

By Naomi Muinga on 18 Feb 2015 9 Recommendations 31 Replies

Hi all, I am trying to find out what it really takes to support a successful implementation of an open source EMR/EHR in a developing country. What does it take in terms of human resources-qualifications?? Roughly how much time would one need to invest in…

Why is e-Health so hard?

By A/Prof. Terry HANNAN on 12 Feb 2015 7 Recommendations 43 Replies

GHDonline Discussion on the difficulties associated with eHealth implementations. I am opening this discussion to place before the GHDonline community the topic of “Why is e-Health so Hard”?(1) In his Editorial Coiera states, “The very first rule of…

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Paul Kawale

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University of Edinburgh

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United Kingdom

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Dorcas Naa Dedei Aryeetey

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International Federation of Medical Students' Associations - IFMSA

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Meghan McSorley

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