Connecting the Unconnected
Bringing data-driven healthcare to emerging countries.
Written by Philip Baker. 7-minute read
- Data Analytics
- Science in Practice
- Technology and Innovation
- 3.75 billion people, or nearly half the world’s population, lack access to basic healthcare services today.
- Gathering data on these "data dark populations" is critical not only for providing care, but also for international grant and funding eligibility.
- Global Health Coalition developed a low-cost electronic health record system for a community in Haiti that can be adapted to workflows in other communities.
Devin Mehta, MD, and Bobby Bacci of Global Health Coalition shared their experience and insight into improving the quality of care for underserved populations by developing and deploying a low-cost, energy-efficient electronic medical record system.