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
Partners In Health hiring: 4 Medical Informatics positions for mulit-year UNITAID grant

Partners In Health is hiring for 4 new Medical Informatics positions for a multi-year MDRTB treatment regimen effort funded by UNITAID. More info on this grant effort can be found here:…

By Louise Secordel on 22 Jan 2015 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
USAID hiring a five postions on the Real Time Data team in the Lab

This seems relevant to the community on this list. USAID hiring a five postions on the Real Time Data team in the Lab The Digital Development Team at USAID is hiring five (5) new positions within the U.S. Global Development Lab to focus on how real time…

By Hamish Fraser, MBChB, MRCP, MSc on 08 Dec 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Secured data sharing

Hello Mohamed, I recently learned about Project RedCap It was built by Vanderbilt but is used by individuals all around the world for health research data sharing. I am just learning how to use it but they have many tools…

By Mohamed Elameen on 03 Dec 2014 0 Recommendations 4 Replies
request for projects - WHO eHealth projects database

This sounds very interesting and ECSA Health Community will definitely share something on Focused antenatal care __________________________________________________ *Dr. Stephen K. Muleshe MD, MPH, MSc. PGD (STI/HIV/AIDS) Program Manager, HIV/AIDS, TB,…

By Jo Wood on 19 Nov 2014 1 Recommendations 6 Replies
Job opportunity: Senior Technical Officer eHealth at FIND Geneva

FIND (Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, Geneva) is recruiting a Senior Technical Officer eHealth. The successful candidate will lead the eHealth programme to realize our vision of fully connected diagnostic solutions. See link or .pdf for a…

By Tobias Broger on 18 Nov 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Hospital information system

Hi Sandeep, Take a look at GNU Health:

By Sandeep Saluja on 14 Nov 2014 0 Recommendations 5 Replies
Upcoming deadline (DECEMBER 1) for submissions to "Global Telehealth 2015" in Toronto, May 2015.

The Global Telehealth 2015 conference submission deadline is quickly approaching. It is in Canada next summer, the first time it has been held in the Northern Hemisphere. In the past it has been in Australia and Africa. The topics of interest are pretty…

By Patricia Abbott on 13 Nov 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
ISHIMR 2015 ISHIMR 2015 Health Informatics for Enhancing Health and Well-Being

Thought I'd share this here apologies if already shared! here's the link and a copy paste of a brief description: Welcome to ISHIMR 2015 Dear friends and colleagues, It is our pleasure to welcome you to the 17th International…

By Naomi Muinga on 13 Nov 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Ebola: connecting patients & families

This is a posting on the OpenMRS site relating to a Hackathon on Ebola. On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 6:01 PM, Mário Areias wrote: Hi everyone, Some…

By Laila Soudi on 13 Nov 2014 0 Recommendations 7 Replies
The Future of Point-of-Care Technologies in Cancer Care

Hello, The CFTCC is hosting a workshop on POC diagnostics next week. It is an online and in person class. There is an opportunity to participate virtually if you register online. We will be on the EdX platform. If you are in Boston, you can come in person,…

By Catherine (Cathie) Klapperich on 30 Apr 2014 6 Recommendations 66 Replies
Improving Equity through Health IT in the US and Internationally

Thank you Joaquin! Appreciated! Un abrazo, Andrea -- Andrea A. Cortinois, PhD Assistant Professor Dalla Lana School of Public Health University of Toronto People, Health Equity and Innovation (Phi) Research Group Centre for Global eHealth Innovation…

By Joaquin Blaya, PhD on 24 Mar 2014 9 Recommendations 65 Replies
Connected Health for Providers: Information Technologies to Improve Health Care Delivery

Thank you once again to all of our colleagues here in the community for taking the time to share such important insights and expertise during this Expert Panel discussion. We have summarized some of the common themes and key points shared here in a new…

By Sophie Beauvais on 21 Oct 2013 4 Recommendations 46 Replies
Lessons Learned in India: E-Compliance for TB Treatment by Operation ASHA

Hi Ruth, many thanks for this idea and if you'd like to work with us to plan a virtual Expert Panel on this topic happy to work with you on this! Please email me at or To all, we're…

By Sophie Beauvais on 05 Jul 2013 5 Recommendations 75 Replies

Hi Naglaa, For DHIS, where are you thinking of implementing it? There are a few people I know who might be able to give you guidance but I think it depends on the type of implementation. Warm regards, Joaquin __________________________________ Gerente…

By Joaquin Blaya, PhD on 20 Nov 2012 4 Recommendations 93 Replies
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