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
Harvard Medical School
Human diagnosis project
Partners In Health - PIH
A/Prof. Terry HANNAN
American Medical Informatics Association - AMIA
Australasian College of Health Informatics - ACHI
Naomi Muinga
KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme

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New HIS eLearning resources available!

Philip Craig replied

I have just completed the 7 Modules. Very informative, challenging and enhanced my knowledge and developed a desire to learn more, great effort I-TECH University of Washington, so generous of you. The evaluation feedback section (last page) has limited text input like only 50 characters, that needs expansion for decent ... read more

Updated: 10 Jul, 2017
Recommendations: 4
Replies: 14

Is there any reference of existing SMS based health cases reporting system that works on 2G signal?

Dhiren Modi replied

Dear Mohammed Greetings from SEWA RURAL. We are running project called ImTeCHO ( since last 4 years. In this system we had given smartphone to ASHA ( currently 400 ASHAs using this) and she entered the details of pregnant mother once than system remind her to taking care of ... read more

Updated: 05 Jul, 2017
Recommendations: 5
Replies: 13

WHO Call for research findings on digital health interventions by 15 Sept 2017 for guidelines

by Garrett Mehl

Dear Colleagues, This is a global call for research finding papers on digital health interventions for submission by 15 September 2017. Please feel free to share this announcement widely. In response to a global need for evidence-based global recommendations on the use of digital health interventions available via mobile device, ... read more

Updated: 30 Jun, 2017
Replies: 0

Malaria Control Decision-Making (DM) Tools

by Vilas Mandlekar

Malaria is on the decline in many Malaria endemic countries over the past 10 years. In this context, one of the important determinants for successful administration of a malaria control and elimination program has to be the decision-making (DM) at the national, sub-national or district levels by program managers, in ... read more

Updated: 05 Jun, 2017
Replies: 0

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Simon Jimenez

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Wallace White

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Wallace White Consulting

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Nikki Pant Pai

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McGill University

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