HST.184 Health Information Systems to Improve Quality of Care in Resource-Poor Settings, Spring 2011
Author(s)Fraser, Hamish; Celi, Leo; Szolovits, Peter
Health Information Systems to Improve Quality of Care in Resource-Poor Settings
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This course is a collaborative offering of Sana, Partners in Health, and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). The goal of this course is the development of innovations in information systems for developing countries that will (1) translate into improvement in health outcomes, (2) strengthen the existing organizational infrastructure, and (3) create a collaborative ecosystem to maximize the value of these innovations. The course will be taught by guest speakers who are internationally recognized experts in the field and who, with their operational experiences, will outline the challenges they faced and detail how these were addressed.
health informatics, clinical decision support, health care management, public health, international development, developing country