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EMR Evaluation on the quality of "no" answer

Ellen Ball - May 29, 2018
Many clinical forms (paper and electronic) have question with yes/no (true/false) responses (ie. symptoms, family history diagnoses, smoking, diabetes foot check for neuropathy, etc.) Has anyone e...
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OpenMRS Software
Health IT

Public Health Campaign - storing files

Philip Craig - Jan. 18, 2018
Dear Colleagues, I am on a voluntary assignment in Laos PDR working in the Ministry of Health here in the Public Health Campaign area. One of my tasks is to develop the accessibility (and stability) ...
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Cloud solutions Networking OpenMRS open source Public Health information Software
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Tender for OpenSRP implementation in Tanzania

Alice Liu - Dec. 13, 2017
Hello colleagues, we have released an RfP for a software development firm to implement OpenSRP for the USAID-funded Boresha Afya project in Tanzania. It has been advertised in the local papers and we...
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clinical decision support systems Health Systems Strengthening & Service Quality Mobile Devices OpenMRS open source RFP service delivery Software software design
Health IT

Launched: WHO M&E for Digital Health Toolkit

Garrett Mehl - March 27, 2017
Dear Colleagues,   Over the past decade major strides have been made in improving the state of evidence in Digital Health. As the number of mHealth and eHealth evaluations continues to grow, so has ...
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evaluation global health research Lab Systems Mobile Devices monitoring OpenMRS Research Software world health organization
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Electronic Health record

Edmond Moses - March 11, 2017
Discuss options in Electronic Health Record implementation for resource-limited settings. We are developing an e-Health consultation service in rural Central Asia, and would like to know the best EHR...
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Biometric informatics e-Health EHR IT Training Mobile Devices Networking OpenMRS Software telemedicine
Health IT

Clinic Record Database

Jorge Suazo - Jan. 18, 2017
Hi to everyone. I an a Gastroenterologist working in Honduras. I made a database in Filemaker for keeping electronic records for my patients. If somebody is interested I´ll be glad to give a copy to m...
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OpenMRS Software
Health IT

Invitation to contribute your priorities to WHO Guidelines on digital interventions for health systems strengthening and RMNCAH

Garrett Mehl - Dec. 9, 2016
Dear Health IT Colleagues, This is an invitation to contribute your voice into the development of World Health Organization Guidelines on the use of digital tools for health systems strengthening....
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digital health eHealth Guidelines health information system health information technology Health Systems Strengthening & Service Quality Immunization Lab Systems maternal and child health services mhealth Mobile Devices OpenMRS Pharmacy Information System Reproductive Health Software world health organization
Health IT

OpenMRS Implementers' Conference - 2016

Jeff Neiman - Nov. 4, 2016
The 2016 OpenMRS Implementers' Conference in Kampala, Uganda seeks to achieve 4 goals: 1. To demonstrate how Uganda is using a multi-partner and multi-funded approach to develop, implement, and su...
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Conferences & Meetings OpenMRS
Health IT

Project Spotlight: Local Community Building for National EMR in Mozambique Oct. 31-Nov. 4

Joaquin Blaya, PhD - Oct. 26, 2016
Hi everyone, We’re continuing with our Project Spotlights, where we highlight a specific project. Next week, we’re lucky to have the team members from eSaude (http://www.esaude.org/) in Mozambique th...
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Networking OpenMRS
Health IT

Electronic Medical Record

Jacob ZANNOU, MS/BS/RN - Sept. 27, 2016
Where can we get an open source French language Electronic Medical Record? Electronic Medical Record Jacob ZANNOU, MS/BS/RN A/Prof. Terry HANNAN Joaquin Blaya, PhD T. Liale Honore Emily Taylor Ramakr...
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OpenMRS Software
Health IT

I've got 99 problems

Pratap Kumar - June 19, 2016
Dear members of the Health IT community, Our paper describing some of the challenges to e/m-health in LMICs was just published: http://adc.bmj.com/content/early/2016/06/13/archdischild-2015-308556...
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Mobile Devices OpenMRS
Health IT

New Guidelines for the Reporting of mHealth Evaluation and Research: in BMJ TODAY!

LINK: http://www.bmj.com/content/352/bmj.i1174.full?ijkey=bfR2izf9kvNNePU&keytype=ref Over the past decade, the global "mobile phone" revolution has inspired 1000's of global health innovation proj...
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Clinical Guidelines & Protocols Conferences & Meetings eHealth evidence Hardware lack of evidence / use of evidence mhealth Mobile Devices Networking OpenMRS reporting Software
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National EMR system

Ferdinand Muriyesu - Feb. 27, 2016
I would like to know if there is any country with fully integrated health information system by using only open source EMR systems? I am just curious. In developed country healthcare providers are...
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Conferences & Meetings electronic medical records Hardware IT Training Lab Systems Mobile Devices Networking OpenMRS Pharmacy Information System Software
Health IT

Pervasive Healthcare Systems in developing countries

Richard Pankomera - Jan. 11, 2016
Resource constrained countries such as developing countries in Africa face a number of challenges. Although many ICT interventions in healthcare have been implemented, they still face many drawbacks....
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Mobile Devices Networking OpenMRS Personalised Healthcare Pervasive Software ubiquitous
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OpenMRS EMR/CDSS for HIV and pregnancy

Neel Arant - Nov. 2, 2015
Hello, We have recently completed a pilot of a combined EMR and active passive CDSS for the co-management of HIV and pregnancy at Kakamega County General Hospital in Kenya. Here is the link to the re...
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OpenMRS
Health IT

Generic Challenges and Solutions to Implementation of EHRs, MRSs, EMRs in Different Healthcare Settings

John Alade - Oct. 9, 2015
Implementation of Health Information management systems to replace existing paper based medical record keeping cannot be overemphasized by implementers to not just be a herculean task but requires a ...
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Conferences & Meetings Hardware IT Training Lab Systems Mobile Devices Networking OpenMRS Pharmacy Information System Software
Health IT

Specializations in Healthcare IT

CHARLEMAGNE IRITIE - Sept. 18, 2015
Hi All, I am based in West Africa and I am interested in Certifications in eHealth, Healthcare IT, Health Informatics, Healthcare Security,... In fact in everything relating to Healthcare Technology....
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Conferences & Meetings Hardware IT Training Lab Systems Mobile Devices Networking OpenMRS Pharmacy Information System Software
Health IT

Telemedicine and Africa

Amal Bholah - June 23, 2015
Telemedicine holds a great potential improving healthcare services. It improves clinical management, enhance access, quality, efficiency and cost-effectiveness. It can be an access point for the under...
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ehealth in Africa IT Training Lab Systems Mobile Devices OpenMRS Software telehealth telemedicine
Health IT

The future of medicine

Jossy Onwude, MD - May 1, 2015
Hello all, am Jossy Onwude and currently a medical intern in the Philippines and would be done by March 2016. But am not your regular doctor as am more interested in the use of technology in the field...
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africa african health ministers Conferences & Meetings ehealth in Africa Hardware health informatics IT Training Lab Systems Mobile Devices Networking OpenMRS Pharmacy Information System Software
Health IT

Is patient-centric healthcare approach more applicable to developed countries than to developing and poor countries?

Richard Pankomera - March 4, 2015
In developed countries, there is an advocacy for health care services to be patient-centric in which the patient takes ownership of his own health. Information Technology has played a role as an enab...
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developing countries Electronic health Mobile Devices mobile Health Networking OpenMRS patient-centered care Patient-centric