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Exploring HL7 Standards

In 2030, a patient will enter a clinic to have his regular check-up. Upon entering the clinic, the receptionist nurse will bring out her phone and ask the patient for a copy of his ID for the ID number. The nurse will just scan the ID using an application she downloaded online for free. She…
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Growth of Interoperability Labs in the Asia Pacific Region

In 2015, during a Regional Interoperability Meeting hosted by the Asia eHealth Information Network (AeHIN) in Manila, Philippines, representatives from ministries of health agreed that to attain full interoperability among health information systems, there is a need to form an interoperability lab in each country. A health interoperability laboratory is a facility focusing on the…
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Modelling Digital Health Impact Framework (DHIF) for Digital Health Initiatives

Part of the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Digital Health Impact Framework(DHIF) project is the application of DHIF model in four digital health initiatives: Strategic Affordability Model Immunization Information Systems (IIS) Model – Country Level Immunization Information Systems (IIS) Model – Urban District Immunization Information Systems (IIS) Model – Rural District In these models, they used…
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Illustrative models for the Digital Health Impact Framework (DHIF)

User manuals with lots of examples can be helpful. The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Digital Health Impact Framework (DHIF)User Manual is a combination of techniques and examples taken from six illustrative models: SMS for maternal and child health mHealth for telemedicine for a current patient catchment area mHealth for telemedicine with an expanded catchment areas…
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Peer-learning on Digital Health

The previous blog concluded by urging digital health planners as well as advisers to learn more about managing the national digital health policy forest with their peers, and referencing the www.digitalhealthpolicycourse.com as one way to do this face to face. In this blog, the focus is on using the linked version of the ‘Guidance for…
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