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
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 91 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

Digital health system in Namibia

By Adele Botha on 29 Aug, 2015 1 Reply

Hi all. Can you please help me. I am looking for any information regarding a national Health Information System. Is there an accessible description, strategy or overview? I have a P HD student that is interested in a study that will need to consider such…

Your expert contribution is needed: "Nursing Informatics- an international survey of current and future trends"

By Maxim Topaz on 28 Aug, 2015 0 Replies

Dear Members of the GHD community, Our International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) Nursing Informatics Special Interest Group (NISIG) Student Working Group is conducting a survey titled “Nursing Informatics: a survey of current and future trends”…

Masters in Global eHealth

By Claudia Pagliari on 27 Aug, 2015 22 Replies

We are accepting late applications to the University of Edinburgh's Masters Programme in Global eHealth. This part time, online programme is aimed at working health practitioners, innovators, policymakers, implementation staff and analysts with an interest…

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osama sharafeldin

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Saudi Arabia

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mohamed nasrallah

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ministry of health of egypt

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El Salvador

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Tariq Zayan

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