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(Español) Cuba – Experiencias en mSalud para el cuidado de las personas con problemas crónicos de salud

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Reaching Universal Access to Health: Progress in eHealth in the Americas

Washington, D.C., December 17, 2012 (PAHO/WHO).– To promote the use of health information and communication technology (ICT) and thereby foster universal access to health in the Americas, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has carried out a series of activities over the past year that include technical cooperation with 16 Latin American and Caribbean countries to facilitate eHealth policy-making and train dozens of health professionals and...

eHealth Experience: Italica project of the Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires

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This week in the eHealth Virtual Dialogues: 10-14 December

Reflection on the present and future of eHealth in the Americas continued this week as part of the project eHealth Conversations: Information Management, Dialogue, and Knowledge Exchange to Approach Universal Access to Health. The topics discussed included electronic government (eGovernment), eHealth management, patient safety, infrastructure, and legal aspects (policy). The participants in the eHealth Conversations project of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health...

This week in the eHealth Virtual Dialogues: 3-7 December

Professionals continued to debate ideas and to reflect on the present and future of eHealth in the Americas, as they participated in the "eHealth Conversations" project, during the week of 3 to 7 December. Among others, they discussed the following eHealth topics: management, infrastructure, telemedicine, electronic medical records,policies, interoperability and access to information....

mHealth Summit supports progress of eHealth in the Americas

The mHealh Summit, held in Washington D.C., 3-5 December, highlights the best practices in health through the use of mobile devices and fosters the dialogue among leaders in the public and private sectors, fostering in-depth dialogue to identify and accelerate cross-cutting value chains....

“Wayfarer, there is no road, the road is created as one walks.” By Marcelo D’Agostino Editorial: PAHO/WHO eHealth Newsletter (Vol.1, No.2)

  During the 28th Pan American Sanitary Conference, held 17-21 September 2012, the Member States of PAHO/WHO approved the Strategy and Plan of Action on Knowledge Management and Communication for the Region of the Americas, in which they highlighted the importance of ensuring that health information is a regional public good and that access be free and equitable so that citizens are able to make informed health decisions. Among other things, this new strategy seeks to “close the...

WHO Forum on Health Data Standardization and Interoperability

Geneva, 3 December 2012– The Forum on Health Data Standardization and Interoperability, organized by the World Health Organization (WHO), will be held 3-4 December in Geneva, Switzerland. "Interoperability has been recognized as essential to achieving the full potential of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and medical devices in support of health systems as part of the overall socioeconomic development of countries," said the director of Knowledge Management and...

This week in the eHealth Virtual Dialogues: 26-30 November

This week, professionals continued to debate ideas and to reflect on the present and future of eHealth in the Americas, as they participated in the project "eHealth Conversations: " of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO). Among others, they discussed the following eHealth topics: infrastructure, telemedicine, access to information, policies, education, and electronic medial records....

Join the Virtual Seminar: eGovernment and its importance for eHealth

Electronic government (or e-Government) and its importance to e-Health will be discussed by Miguel Porrúa, senior e-Government specialist at the Organization of American States (OAS), during an virtual eHealth seminar to be held on 12 December 2012. The second in a series organized by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), the virtual seminar is open to the public free of charge. According to the OAS, e-Government is the application of...