Overcoming Challenges Through Digital Solutions: Insights and Innovations for Improved Healthcare Delivery
November 9th, 2023 | Story
November 9th, 2023 | Story
In a rapidly changing world, data and technology are fundamental for overcoming global health challenges. With digital solutions and improved access to and use of high-quality data, decision-makers have the means to strengthen health systems to provide person-centered care.
At JSI, we collaborate with partners to foster equitable, evidence-based health systems that improve client experiences. Our approach is always locally led and globally informed, working closely with not only government and global actors, but also with communities, individuals, and health workers to place information in the hands of those who can deliver an optimal health experience.
In celebration of Digital Health Week, we’ve gathered perspectives and stories that highlight how digital health investments can strengthen the availability and use of high-quality data for better programming, leading to better health outcomes for all.
As digital health technology expands, careful consideration of how these investments are working symbiotically is needed. We sat down with Biruhtesfa Abere, digitization director of our USAID-funded Digital Health Activity to learn more.
Stemming from a clear vision to improve health outcomes and data use, Ethiopia has been on a digital health transformation journey, which began in 1991. Dimagi’s Ali Flaming and Amie Vaccaro spoke with Girma Tadesse, JSI’s electronic community health information system project manager about Ethiopia’s journey toward a paperless health system.
Using governance to strengthen health information systems is a key focus of the USAID-funded Country Health Information Systems and Data Use (CHISU) program. CHISU’s latest blog explains governance’s critical role in strengthening health information systems and fostering the digital transformation of health across the globe.
Dagu, a sophisticated logistics management tool, is reducing waste and cost for Ethiopia’s national health program.
Swapping a bulky, paper-based community health information system with a tablet-based electronic data collection tool has made work far easier for Ethiopia’s health extension workers, the women who meet the primary health care needs of many families.
Zambia is working with national partners to strengthen management of a vast and effective digital solution to health product logistics management.
The Ethiopia Data Use Partnership is ensuring the country’s digital health interventions are country-owned and led, while supporting local innovation and its workforce. Discover how this approach can facilitate sustainable change.