Category: OpenHIE

  • OpenHIE Community Meeting 2019: Improving Data Use for Decision Making

    By: Dr. Araya Abrha Medhanyie, Benti Ejeta, Carl Fourie, Dana Acciavatti, Daniel Futerman, Jamie Thomas, Jennifer Shivers, Paul Biondich In November of 2019, the OpenHIE community held its second Community Meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  The meeting occurred from November …

    By: News
    Posted On: March 2, 2020
  • How can your country host the 2021 OpenHIE Community Meeting?

    For the last two years our OpenHIE (OHIE) community has gathered to learn from one another and to celebrate each others’ accomplishments. In 2018, at our inaugural meeting in Tanzania, 186 stakeholders, implementers, and subject matter experts from over 60 …

    By: News
    Posted On: February 17, 2020
  • OpenHIE is Moving to a New Communication Forum

    The OpenHIE community has expressed an interest in using a more collaborative platform to share knowledge and network. After looking at different tools we’ve chosen Discourse and been working to stand up a customized version of the platform to meet …

    By: News
    Posted On: December 3, 2019
  • SAVE THE DATE: 2018 OpenHIE Community Meeting in Tanzania!

    On behalf of the entire OpenHIE community, we are excited to announce the inaugural OpenHIE Community Meeting, which will be held July 31 – August 2 at the Mount Meru Hotel and Conference Center in Arusha, Tanzania.  A technology-focused Connect-a-Thon …

    By: News
    Posted On: April 27, 2018
  • OpenHIE Values and Digital Principles

    Back in March 2016, the OpenHIE community of practice officially endorsed The Principles for Digital Development, an initiative to take lessons learned in the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in development projects and put them into practice. As …

    By: News
    Posted On: March 1, 2017
  • HIE Wins Book of the Year

    OpenHIE is very proud to be a contributor to the 2017 HIMSS Book of the Year: “Health Information Exchange: Navigating and Managing a Network of Health Information Systems” published by Elsevier.  We all felt it was important to contribute to …

    By: News
    Posted On: February 21, 2017
  • OpenHIE Meet-Up at 2016 Global Digital Health Forum

    The OpenHIE Meet-Up on Wednesday, December 14 at the Global Digital Health Forum had two simple goals: One, to gather those working in different components and areas of OpenHIE’s architecture – or at least those working in health information systems …

    By: News
    Posted On: December 29, 2016
  • Education, Testing and Networking: Our Participation in the 2016 IHE North American Connectathon

    On January 25-29 over 1000 health IT professionals gathered in Cleveland, Ohio to participate in the health information technology (HIT) industry’s largest collaboration, testing and education event the IHE North America Connectathon.  This week long event provides developers a forum …

    By: Jamie Thomas
    Posted On: February 22, 2016
  • OpenHIE Presents Workshop at MedInfo 2015

    During this weeks MedInfo conference members of the OpenHIE community will be presenting a workshop on “Promoting Effective Health Information Exchange in Developing Environments: An Overview, Tips, and Tactics for Engaging with the OpenHIE Community”.  MedInfo is the premier international …

    By: Jamie Thomas
    Posted On: August 17, 2015
  • OpenHIE 1.0 Released

    We are pleased to announce the release of OpenHIE version 1.0 today, 05/15/15! OpenHIE 1.0 includes exemplar open-source software that supports a collection of tested health information exchange (HIE) integration workflows that support common health care patterns.  OpenHIE workflows specify …

    By: News
    Posted On: May 15, 2015
  • FHIR Terminology Services Connectathon

    Posted on February 27, 2015 by Grahame Grieve via This week I was in Washington DC for the inaugural FHIR terminology services connectathon. This was the first of its kind: a connectathon focused on the terminology services portion of the FHIR …

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    Posted On: February 27, 2015
  • mHealth Alliance honors Dr.Richard Gakuba’s work in Rwanda

    The OpenHIE community would like to congratulate Dr. Richard Gakuba, of the Rwanda HIE initiative, for receiving the mHealth Alliance’s Holly Ladd mHealth Pioneer Award. On Monday December 9th, at the 5th annual mHealth Summit, Dr. Gakuba was named the …

    By: Jamie Thomas
    Posted On: December 15, 2013