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

Current Expert Panels

Designing Health IT: From Health Systems Design to User Interfaces

June 1, 2015 - June 5, 2015 90 Replies

There is significant evidence that design can stimulate healthy behavior, but the field of design in health IT is still nascent. Join our group of expert panelists to discuss design and its impact.

Recent discussion topics

Submit your idea today: iThrive Innovation Challenge

By Catie Vandervoort on 23 Jun, 2015 0 Replies

What ways might we achieve better patient care and increased patient engagement at a lower cost with better outcomes through innovative technology solutions? Submit your ideas today to eHealth Initiative’s iTHRIVE Innovation Challenge. The challenge is…

Telemedicine and Africa

By Amal Bholah on 23 Jun, 2015 1 Recommendation 15 Replies

Telemedicine holds a great potential improving healthcare services. It improves clinical management, enhance access, quality, efficiency and cost-effectiveness. It can be an access point for the underserved. In my country, there is no telemedicine service.…

Empowering Citizens as Drivers of e-Health Innovation

By Sven Jungmann on 21 Jun, 2015 8 Replies

Dear colleagues, I co-authored a piece on inclusive health IT innovation together with the head of the eHealth and Wellbeing Unit at the European Commission for which I'd love to hear your thoughts. I've been following the discussions of this community for…

New community members

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Rehema Chande Mallya

Affiliated Organizations

Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences - MUHAS

Work Locations

Tanzania, United Republic of

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Michelle Nunley

Affiliated Organizations

Clinaccel

Work Locations

United States

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Judy Phillips

Affiliated Organizations

Lenoir-Rhyne University - (L-R)

Work Locations

United States