- Please read the Botswana Case for discussion on Friday 03.02.12
- Final Project Teams Selected
- Course schedule updated. Please note lecture updates for 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, and 3/22.
- Videos of the classes will eventually be uploaded, but there will be a significant delay due to turnover and logistics.
HST.S14 HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMS TO IMPROVE QUALITY OF CARE IN RESOURCE POOR SETTINGS
Innovative mobile information services have the potential to revolutionize healthcare delivery in remote areas by improving patients’ access to medical specialists allowing effective diagnosis and intervention. However there are financial, structural, cultural, and technological hurdles one must overcome to successfully deliver mobile information services. This requires a coordinated multidisciplinary approach to foster an innovative ecosystem in order to transform healthcare delivery.
- Understand health care gaps and inefficiencies in developing countries and resource-poor settings
- Learn about strategies for improving the quality of care using information systems in resource poor settings
- Project management and coordination skills on a multidisciplinary, cross-continental team
- Course Directors: Leo Celi, Hamish Fraser, Roger Mark, Kenneth Paik, Pete Szolovits
- Lecturers: TBD. Consisting of industry and thought leaders in global health, public health, and informatics.
- Fridays 9:30am-11:00am, Lab 11:00am-12:00pm
- Location Lecture: 32-155; Lab: 66-154
Questions? Email: course (at) sanamobile.org MIT Course Info