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No Power, No Internet, No Problem: Mobile HIT Improves Care ...

No Power, No Internet, No Problem:

Mobile HIT Improves Care Worldwide

Donato Tramuto, Founder, Health eVillages

CEO and Vice Chair, Physicians Interactive

DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed in this presentation are those of the author and do not necessarily represent official policy or position of HIMSS.


Conflict of Interest Disclosure

Donato Tramuto

Has no real or apparent

conflicts of interest to report.

© 2012 HIMSS


Learning Objectives:

• Describe how Health eVillages and the Robert F. Kennedy Center for

Justice and Human Rights have partnered to improve patient care via

mobile technology and medical information.

• Recognize the value of easily adaptable mobile devices deployed in

remote areas.

• Discuss the unique needs and challenges of rural medical environments in

developing nations.

• Outline how you can help Health eVillages enable practitioners to deliver

safer and more efficient medical care worldwide.


HEALTH eVILLAGES

VISION:

“Empowering

clinicians in the most

challenging clinical

environments,

anywhere in the world,

with mobile clinical

reference and decision

support tools that will

help them save lives.”

Photo by Matthew Linder


Our Experience Helping Clinicians

in Underdeveloped Areas


Milestones


Photo by Matthew Linder

Lwala, Kenya: Children served by the Lwala Community Hospital


Photo by Matthew Linder

Lwala, Kenya: Nurse Okari training on device


Lwala, Kenya:

Katherine, Nurse Okari and new baby boy

Photo by Matthew Linder


Lwala, Kenya: New baby boy

Photo by Matthew Linder


Photo by Matthew Linder

Lwala, Kenya:

Nurse Okari teaching clinic staff about resuscitating newborns


Advisory Board

(in alphabetical order)

Steve Andrzejewski – Former CEO, Nycomed Inc.

Alex Baker – Chief Operating Officer, Partners Community Healthcare

John Boyer – President Emeritus, Maximus Federal Services

Greg Divis – President and CEO, KV Pharmaceutical

Mary Jane England – Former President, Regis College

Kerry Kennedy – President, RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights

Donato Tramuto – CEO and Vice Chairman, Physicians Interactive

Glen E. Tullman – CEO, Allscripts

Neil Versel – Freelance Healthcare Journalist


Haiti

UN Photo by Marco Dormino


Haiti

UN Photo by Marco Dormino


Boston, MA: Training Haitian nurses at Regis College

Photo by Regis College


Photo by US Coast Guard/Petty Officer A. Soto

Lafitte, LA:

Decontamination Facility


Mattuga, Uganda:

Matt trains with Dr. Ivan and Nurse Anet

Photo by Fay DeAvignon


Democratic Republic of the Congo

Photo credit:USAID/L. Werchick

UN Photo by Martine Perret


Photo by Matthew Linder

Acuma, Uganda:

Children of the village who receive care at Angels of Hope


Acuma, Uganda: Joseph and his family


Photo by Matthew Linder

Acuma, Uganda:

Newly fortified Angels of Hope Clinic for orphaned children


UN Photo by Evan Schneider

Sichuan Province, China:

School crushed in 2008 earthquake before students could evacuate


Shanghai Children’s Hospital, China

Photo by Lily Hsu


How you can get involved…

• Hardware partners (smartphone, iPad, iPhone, computer, solar

panels, internet access via satellite, power generator)

• Publishing partners/medical content

• Medical applications

• Apps or software translation services

• Labor partner (medical and non-medical)

• Shipping and/or logistics partners

• Corporate or Foundation funding or sponsorship

• Individual donations via PayPal at www.HealtheVillages.org


Kijabe, Kenya:

Medical team researches cancer treatments

Photo by Matthew Linder


For more information

Merrill Press

(301) 347-0414

merrill.press@healthevillages.org

For media inquires, please contact:

Kristina Eels

(617) 779-1828

media@healthevillages.org

More info on our website at www.healthevillages.org

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