Health Information System (HIS)

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Auriga Releases Open-Source HL7 Library

Press Release | Auriga | January 12, 2017

The amount of patient data generated by various medical devices, wearables, and healthcare apps grows every day. However, hospitals can make use of all this information only in case when their devices and software systems communicate via a common protocol. One of such protocols that allow healthcare apps to securely exchange sensitive patient clinical data with each other is Health Level 7 (HL7), – a globally accepted, widely accredited, and one of the most commonly used set of interoperability standards in the world...

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Customization and Implementation of an Open Source Health Information System (HIS) for Dominica

Press Release | Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica | July 17, 2012

The Governments of Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines have each received individual credits in the amount of 1.5 Million SDRs, equivalent to US$ 2.3 Million, from the International Development Association (IDA) for the financing of the OECS Electronic Government for Regional Integration Project (EGRIP) and intend to apply part of the proceeds for consultancy services for Customization and Implementation of an Open Source Health Information System (HIS) for Dominica.

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Zambian Minister Says Open Source DHIS2 Is Vital for Healthcare

Chali Mulenga | Zambia Daily Mail | June 5, 2015

[Zambia's] Deputy Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya says district health information systems are critical for surveillance and planning in the provision healthcare services. Dr Chilufya said the health sector in collaboration with co-operating partners commenced the implementation of a web-based health facility data base called district health information system (DHIS2). He was speaking in Livingstone on Wednesday during the DHIS2 academy training conducted by Oslo University.

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