Global Digital Health Forum 2017

December 04, 2017 to December 06, 2017
JW Marriott
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC, DC 20004
The Evolving Digital Health Landscape: Progress, Achievements and Remaining Frontiers
Global Digital Health Network
Personal Connected Health Alliance

IntraHealth staff are joining government stakeholders, digital health developers, researchers, donors, implementers, and other experts at the 4th Annual Global Digital Health Form. The forum will feature panel presentations, hands-on workshops, poster presentations and the interactive “Appy Hour”. New this year will be TED-style talks, facilitated expert round-table discussions, and digital health labs. 

Our Participation

Digital Technologies Supporting Data for Decision-Making in Asia
Date(s): Monday, December 04, 10:10am-11:15am EST
Location: Treasury Room
Presenter(s): Marsha Hamilton presents "Digital Technologies Supporting Data for Decision-Making in Asia" as part of a session on digital health technologies in Asia.
Digital Health Lessons from Other Fields
Date(s): Monday, December 04, 11:30am-12:30pm EST
Location: State Room
Presenter(s): Richard Stanley presents as part of a panel on how to have happier users and better data with faster apps.
Where Are All of the 180,000 Village Health Team Members in Uganda? Introducing a New Community Health Worker Registry and Validation Methodology
Date(s): Monday, December 04, 4:30pm-5:30pm EST
Location: Grand Ballroom - Salon II & III
Presenter(s): Joviah Tuhaise presents on the development of a community health worker registry.
The Sum of Its Parts: Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response and the Story of Liberia's Growing Health Information System
Date(s): Tuesday, December 05, 11:30am-12:30pm EST
Location: Grand Ballroom - Salon IV
Presenter(s): Leah McManus, Emily Nicholson, and Ally Shaban from IntraHealth present as part of a panel on how initial investments in digital health made during Liberia’s Ebola outbreak paved the way for a strengthened health system using interoperable digital tools such as a new electronic Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (eIDSR) system.
Open Source
Date(s): Tuesday, December 05, 2:30pm-3:30pm EST
Location: Grand Ballroom - Salon IV
Presenter(s): David Potenziani presents "Building a Collaborative Foundation to Support Open Source Software: Lessons from the iHRIS Experience" as part of a panel on open source software.
Knowledge Management for Digital Health
Date(s): Wednesday, December 06, 9:00am-10:00am EST
Location: Commerce Room
Presenter(s): Karah Pedersen is one of two presenters in this workshop to help participants identify KM priorities in the context of digital health; use existing digital health knowledge tools; and 3) implement KM strategies.
Reaching Key Populations through Innovative Digital Technologies
Date(s): Wednesday, December 06, 10:15am-11:15am EST
Location: Rayburn Room
Presenter(s): Come listen to three inspiring stories about the ways digital technologies create opportunities to reach key populations. Leah McManus will present on an SMS platform developed to gather information about HIV patients’ and clients’ experiences of stigma and discrimination at health facilities and assess overall client satisfaction with services.