Vital for "Digital Health"

Bringing Health Workforce Information to the Public in Uganda

To bring the benefits of access to health worker information to the Ugandan public, the Ministry of Health, working closely with IntraHealth, organized a launch event earlier this month for the national human resources for health information system (HRHIS) in Uganda.

mHealth Pilots Show Promise, on the Verge of Something Bigger

A mHealth report from Advanced Development for Africa offers recommendations for taking mHealth programs to scale based on nine case studies.

Educating Health Care Workers in the Balance of Technology and Humanism

As technology and the access to medical information have exploded worldwide, we may be ill-prepared to balance the technologic aspects of care with those of the art of medicine.

Distracted Doctoring: A Conversation with Dr. Papadakos

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a blog response to a New York Times article on doctors distracted from their jobs by mobile technology.

Accommodating—and Creatively Embracing—Technology

Last week, the New York Times published “As Doctors Use More Devices, Potential for Distraction Grows,” which offers a critical look at the place of mobile technology and computers in the hospital.

Advocating For Open Access: Information Has the Power to Save Lives

IntraHealth has long championed the importance of health workers and managers having open access to information, particularly in developing countries. Open access is a natural extension of that work.

Mobile Phones Stopping Fraud and Abuse in Health Care in Uganda

The Uganda Capacity Program has launched an SMS service to enable patients to verify that a clinic/medical professional is registered and licensed.

Small Fixes in Maternal Health

The New York Times has recently published a series on “Small Fixes: Low-cost innovations that can save thousands of lives.”

iHRIS: A Year of Development

As IntraHealth's global project wraps up its second fiscal year, we're sharing a summary of its accomplishments.

iHRIS and eLearning: A New Direction for Capacity-Building

Kabelo Bitsang of the Botswana Ministry of Health, learned to maintain and customize the iHRIS software by studying online, working with developers around the world, and training in Ghana.

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