Practical Insights on Health Informatics

3 Ways Africa Can Avoid America’s Electronic Health Record Woes

3 Ways Africa Can Avoid America’s Electronic Health Record Woes

Published on: May 12 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Electronic health records (EHRs) are digital medical charts. They contain information such as a patient’s demographics, medical history, and progress notes. The...
Who Owns the Data in Global Public Health Programming?

Who Owns the Data in Global Public Health Programming?

Published on: Apr 20 2022 by Guest Writer - 7 Comments
A couple of years ago I attended the Global Digital Health Forum, where a speaker by the name of Jeff Street said something that has stuck with me ever since: “Whoever...
How Bangladesh Successfully Deployed DHIS2 Information System Nationwide

How Bangladesh Successfully Deployed DHIS2 Information System Nationwide

Published on: Mar 23 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Bangladesh Successfully Deployed DHIS2 Information System Nationwide
Ten years ago, Bangladesh’s health information system was paper-based and built in a disorganised manner around the unique needs of different programmes and...
Apply Now: £500,000 for Infectious Disease Open Source Data Models

Apply Now: £500,000 for Infectious Disease Open Source Data Models

Published on: Mar 14 2022 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Climate change has and will continue to have a profound impact on escalating infectious diseases. Warming temperatures are making new environments more suitable...
Global Public Goods Guidebook for Sustainable Digital Health Deployments

Global Public Goods Guidebook for Sustainable Digital Health Deployments

Published on: Mar 03 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Global Public Goods Guidebook for Sustainable Digital Health Deployments
Global goods are digital health software tools that are adaptable to different countries and contexts to help address key health system challenges. A mature digital...
What Are Your Thoughts on Health Data Governance Principles?

What Are Your Thoughts on Health Data Governance Principles?

Published on: Nov 25 2021 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on What Are Your Thoughts on Health Data Governance Principles?
Over the last several decades, the collection and use of health data have grown in complexity and have become increasingly indivisible from the operation of health...
WHO Guidance: Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence for Health

WHO Guidance: Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence for Health

Published on: Oct 27 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on WHO Guidance: Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence for Health
WHO recognizes that Artificial Intelligence (AI) holds great promise for the practice of public health and medicine. WHO also recognizes that, to fully reap the...
How to Explain Data Standards and Interoperability in Digital Health

How to Explain Data Standards and Interoperability in Digital Health

Published on: Oct 07 2021 by Tech Change - 2 Comments
 Phases like data interoperability, open standards, and health information exchange are often used in digital health, but like many hype cycle buzzwords, there...
Apply Now: $100,000 for PEPFAR PLHIV Client Segmentation Analysis

Apply Now: $100,000 for PEPFAR PLHIV Client Segmentation Analysis

Published on: Sep 13 2021 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
The global health community traditionally relies on qualitative and quantitative formative research to address key questions related to services that support people...
Apply Now: $300,000 for COVAX Data Partnership with Governments

Apply Now: $300,000 for COVAX Data Partnership with Governments

Published on: May 31 2021 by Wayan Vota - 10 Comments
 LMIC governments often lack capacity for COVID-19 Digital Response because their national data and statistical resources are already overstretched. Policymakers...