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
Naomi Muinga
KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme

Recent community activity

I Need to rent 15 tablets for a household survey in Kenya

John Rek replied

Could u share ur budgetary estimates, better still I can revert to you early in the week. Since you need these in January, we may have a little more time to stream line this. I think this is possible. read more

Updated: 03 Dec, 2016
Replies: 8

Call for papers: The Role of Digital Health to Support the Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Joaquin Blaya, PhD replied

Hi Paul, All the information we have is on the website there. Perhaps you can contact the publisher (Elsevier) or one of the two guest editors. JoaquĆ­n read more

Updated: 01 Dec, 2016
Replies: 4

Telemedicine for Developing Countries: A Survey and Some Design Issues

Joaquin Blaya, PhD replied

Sandeep, I think you bring out a good point that technology does not solve management problems. A telemedicine or EMR system will not have a doctor stay the hours that he should be working. However, if there is good management, technology can help, for example, seeing the # of cases ... read more

Updated: 01 Dec, 2016
Replies: 7

Mapping for Healthcare in India

Nishant Chavan replied

Thank you Sir! This is certainly helpful! read more

Updated: 23 Nov, 2016
Replies: 3

New community members

Eleanor Ochodo

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Stellenbosch University

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South Africa

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Khilona Radia

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Antrum Biotech Ltd

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Afghanistan; South Africa