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

Recent community activity

International Workshop On Overview Of Health Informatics For Low And Middle Income Countries

David Cawthorpe replied

Health technology meets clinical outcome evaluation: described in the book below is a model for accountability and education, with integrated clinical outcomes in a mobile distributed electronic health record format. This model and the associated IT Application is ideal for principalities requiring low-cost, distributed, standardized solutions. It is the perfect ... read more

Updated: 13 Jul, 2018
Recommendation: 1
Reply: 1

Academic editorial opportunity with the Human Diagnosis Project

by Joaquin Blaya, PhD

I thought some of you might be interested in this opportunity. It's from the Human Diagnosis Project (where I work) whose goal is to create a online system where any clinician or patient can get the steps to help them. Below is the announcement. Unfortunately, for now, it's only for ... read more

Updated: 03 Jul, 2018
Replies: 0

Free online course on Global Health and Disability from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

by Josie Gallo

Dear all, The second run of our free online course on Global Health and Disability starts next week, after an extremely successful first run in February this year. The course features key global leaders in disability and many testimonials and videos from people with disabilities from around the world. It ... read more

Updated: 01 Jun, 2018
Replies: 0

Request for Information: 1) Management KPIs and 2) Service Delivery Planning

Scott Teesdale replied

Hi Michelle, Re: service delivery planning: We have been creating an OS tool called Planwise, with partners Concern Worldwide and ASLM, to support the ability to look at what the current population coverage of the health system is, and then run optimization techniques to identify the most impactful investments to ... read more

Updated: 31 May, 2018
Replies: 11

New community members

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Dr Hafiz Abdul Quddus

Affiliated Organizations

General Hospital

Work Locations

Pakistan

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ritu poudel

Affiliated Organizations

BPKMCH,Bharatpur,Chitwan,Nepal

Work Locations

Nepal

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Marry Gold

Affiliated Organizations

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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United States