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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GHDonline becoming a static sight starting December 10, 2108

Neil Pakenham-Walsh replied

Dear all on Health IT, I would like to invite everyone to join HIFA, which includes many aspects of Health IT. HIFA (Healthcare Information For All) is a dynamic global health community working in collaboration with the World Health Organization, with more than 18,000 members (health professionals, librarians, publishers, researchers, ... read more

Updated: 16 Nov, 2018
Replies: 2

Clinical guidelines dissemination - any generic platform & app available?

Elaine Baker replied

This work (started in South Africa) may be of interest to you - it is an app which makes clinical guidelines available as android app in an easily navigable format read more

Updated: 13 Nov, 2018
Replies: 7

Lessons Learned in Rolling Out Dimagi’s Mobile Device Management Pilot - ICTWorks Post

by Naomi Muinga

Following up on a discussion we had a while ago on this forum, here's a snippet of a post on ICT works addressing device management. Enumerators, who are people like you and I, like to download Candy Crush, Facebook, YouTube videos, mobile screen savers, to their mobile phones, and use ... read more

Updated: 01 Nov, 2018
Replies: 0

Post-doctoral fellow position in Global Digital Health policy at UBC

by Richard Lester

Dear all. I have a post-doctoral fellow (PDF) position available starting asap or in January for high-quality candidates who are finishing their PhD or who have finished within the last 5 years and interested in health policy research related to Digital Health for patient care and policy for scaling up. ... read more

Updated: 23 Oct, 2018
Replies: 0

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Dr Hafiz Abdul Quddus

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General Hospital

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ritu poudel

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Marry Gold

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Academic Emergency Medicine; Academic Medicine; Access Our Medicine; Access to Medicine Foundation; Addis Ababa University Faculty of Medicine; Afghan Family Medicine Association; African Federation for Emergency Medicine; African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine - PHCFM; African Society for Laboratory Medicine(ASLM); Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University; alexandria faculty of medicine; AL-Kindy College of Medicine; A.M. Dogliotti College of Medicine ; America Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; American Journal of Disaster Medicine; American Journal of Law and Medicine; American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Annals of Internal Medicine; Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parisitology; Archives of Internal Medicine; Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine; Assiut University Faculty of Medicine; Aswan Family Medicine Residency; Australasian Society for HIV Medicine - (ASHM) ; Avalon University School of Medicine; BackOffice Medicine; Banha School of Medicine; Baylor College of Medicine; Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation, Tanzania; Benha Faculty of medicine; Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine; Boston University School of Medicine; Can Tho Family Medicine Clinic; Central Denmark Region, Center for Telemedicine and Telehealth

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