Vital for "Digital Health"

Help Wanted: Biomedical Equipment Technicians Needed to Save Lives

The technicians who maintain and fix medical equipment are often overlooked. But they're a vital part of the health system.

New Registry Reveals eHealth Happenings in Senegal’s Own Back Yard

As Senegal finalizes its national eHealth strategy, a catalog of initiatives sets the field for greater coordination.

Amidst Ebola Crisis, Coordination and Long-Term Thinking Pay Off

mHero started as a way to combat Ebola, but Liberia plans to use it for the long run.

Where Are the DRC’s Doctors and Nurses? iHRIS Data Give Us Hints

Each year, the country produces 2,000 new doctors and 7,000 new nurses. Yet there's often a shortage.

Tomorrow’s Health Sectors Need More IT Staff, Interoperable Systems

When it comes to data-wrangling software and apps, health sectors today have lots of options. But they may come with a language barrier.

Will This Be Our Decade of Data Use?

Should we continue rushing headlong into developing fancy new gadgets and software? Or should we organize the data we’ve collected and use them to scale up solutions we know work?

Three Ways to Scale the Mountain of mHealth Pilot Studies

Plan for sustainability from the beginning, and other tips for making your mobile health pilot study a success.

Why We Need Data on Frontline Health Workers

mPowering Frontline Health Workers sits down with Dr. Kate Tulenko to talk about community health workers and how data about them can improve global health.

10 Lessons for Stronger Health Information Systems in Ebola-Affected West Africa

The international community came together in Accra, Ghana, last month to make a plan.

Creativity: The Key to Developing Tanzania’s Electronic Immunization System

A new registry in Tanzania will track immunizations and vaccine inventories and exchange data with other health information systems.

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