SanteSuite in OpenHIE & the Digital Health Community
Skillsets to be Contributed to the OpenHIE Initiative
Helping shape the evolution of the Open HIE community; open innovation and open source software stewardship and development expertise; digital health interoperability standards, information exchange development and implementation; capacity building insights.
Desired Role of SantéSuite within the OpenHIE Community
Continued contribution and participation to leadership activities of the community; participate and contribute to the client registry, COVID Task Force and OPS sub-committees; participate and contribute to the evolution of new sub-committees including Privacy & Security Working Group. Provide digital health subject matter expertise where appropriate and when possible.
Examples of Historic Contributions to the OpenHIE Community
SantéSuite team members have been contributing to and participating in the OpenHIE community in several ways for over 6 years. Our team’s experience in implementing the first reference implementation of Canada Health Infoway’s national digital health architecture has been leveraged by the OpenHIE community. Our technical team leadership led the development of Mohawk MEDIC’s interoperability lab and directly transferred this capability to help establish AeHIN’s SILA Lab model. Team members have also contributed to the OpenHIE Leadership, OpenHIE Patient Identity Management (formerly Client Registry) and OPS sub-communities.
Examples of Contributions to the Global Digital Health Community
Contributions to the global digital health community by SantéSuite’s team members include: pioneering leadership in establishing the open source movement in digital health by founding and coordinating the Open Source Health Care Alliance (1999-2007); establishment and governance of two major open source, nationally deployed EMR open source solutions and communities: WorldVistA/WorldVistA EHR which is nationally deployed in all of Jordan’s MoH and Military hospitals and clinics, and OSCAR EMR which is nationally deployed in over 4,000 primary care and specialist clinics in Canada; development and implementation of SantéMPI, a Digital Square recognized Global Good; national digital health strategy development and software deployments including: Tanzania’s TiMR national immunization management system (EIR); Kiribati’s primary care digital health roadmap; Myanmar’s Client Registry, national health ID and C-19 vaccination program registry; and, EMR adaptation, launch and capacity building for Jordan’s EHS non-profit and Hakeem national digital health infrastructure initiative.