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

Scaling up mobile technologies for maternal and child health

By Joaquin Blaya, PhD on 27 Apr, 2015 0 Replies

This is a good report from a meeting in Ethiopia in 2013 Here are a few of the main points of the report This repoort documents key points discussed at the regional meeting “Scaling Up Mobile Technology Applications for Accelerating Progress on Ending…

Seeking collaborators for SMS-based emergency dispatching pilots - tech costs covered

By Jason Friesen on 27 Apr, 2015 1 Reply

Hello! I'm very happy to be able to share this with the GHDOnline-Health IT community as it has been some time in the making. Thanks to a seed grant from Google, and support from Vision Point Systems (Virginia), Trek Medics is very pleased to announce the…

Gifted Mom, mobile health platform for mothers and pregnant women

By Sudip Bhandari on 23 Apr, 2015 2 Recommendations 2 Replies

I want to share this incredible story of a young entrepreneur who has developed a mobile health platform, Gifted Mom, to help mothers and pregnant women access medical advice in rural communities in Cameroon. Gifted Mom uses low-cost technologies including…

New community members

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Monica Gerber

Affiliated Organizations

Massachusetts General Hospital

Work Locations

United States

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Sean Duffy

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University of Oxford

Work Locations

United Kingdom

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Faith Nyirongo

Affiliated Organizations

University of Malawi College of Medicine

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Malawi