e-Health In Latin America

Ehealth Latin America
 
(08/01/2017 - Boston, MA, USA) - I am happy to let you know that a panel on e-health will be held at AMIA 2017 Annual conference https://www.amia.org/amia2017 . I hope you will be able to join us.
 
Latin American e-Health Programs and WHO/PAHO Planning Toolkit
 
Yuri Quintana, PhD1, David Novillo-Ortiz, PhD2, PhD, Heimar de F. Marin, RN, PhD3, Marcelo A. Logetegui, MD, MS4, Mario R, Cubillo, MBA5, Paula Otero, MD6
 
1Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA, State; 2Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC, USA, 3Alumni Professor, Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil, 4Clínica Alemana de Santiago, Santiago, Chile, 5Hospital San Vicente de Paul de Heredia, Heredia, Costa Rica, Hospital 6Italiano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
 
Abstract
 
The goal of this panel is to provide an overview major initiatives in Latin America, provide an overview of the World Health Organization (WHO) national e-health strategic planning toolkit, challenges in implementation of e-health systems, overview of the PAHO e-health strategy for the Americas, and provide approaches for implementing programs using cooperative models.
 
Learning Objectives
 
1. Identify challenges for the development of e-health in the Latin American region
2. Describe the priority areas for e-health development and informatics training
3. Discuss challenges in deployment and support of informatics systems in clinical and public health sectors
Panel Description
This goal of this panel is to provide an overview major initiatives in Latin America, provide an overview of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) national e-health strategic planning toolkit, challenges in implementation of e-health systems, overview of the PAHO e-health strategy for the Americas, and provide approaches for implementing programs using cooperative models.
 
Key Topics
 
1. Present examples of e-health Initiatives and strategies in Latin America
2. Provide overview of the PAHO/WHO National e-health strategic planning toolkit
3. Discuss models of public-private cooperation for global health challenges
4. Discuss strategies for managing non-communicable diseases
5. Discuss human-centric approaches to healthcare services
6. Discuss ways for managing the risks and impact of current and future epidemics
 
Speakers
· Session Moderator Yuri Quintana, PhD
· The PAHO/WHO National e-health strategic planning toolkit, WHO Third Global Survey on eHealth ( Region of the Americas), and e-health Initiatives and strategies in Latin America, David Novillo, PhD
· E-Health Strategies in Brazil, Heimar Marin, RN, PhD
· Digital Strategy at Clinica Alemana, Santiago Chile, Marcelo Lopetegui, MD, MS
· Digital Strategies in Costa Rica and RACSEL Red Americana de Cooperación para el desarrollo de la Salud Electronica, Mario Ruiz Cubillo, MD
· Clinical Informatics Training Programs, Paula Otero, MD,
 
Why this topic is important
· Latin America has a growing e-health sector and academic informatics programs
· There synergies and common experiences that can be shared among these programs
· There is an opportunity for AMIA members to be more involved in Latin America via informal networks and formal collaborations