Hi all – on today’s OpenHIE Community meeting there was a terrific presentation related to eRegister and HIE work in Lesotho, and re: the establishment of a SIG devoted to evaluating the “value” of HIEs. This note is related to this latter item.
In 2017, I helped facilitate a workshop at the AeHIN General Meeting in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. With participating from about a dozen MOH representatives from the Asia-Pacific region, we leveraged a spreadsheet-based cost-benefit tool to evaluate the impact (over a 10-year horizon) of various digital health interventions.
Here is a PPT presentation related to this work; it is a deck I used to give a “lunch and learn” webinar to health informatics colleagues in Canada: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2ADvDP-F8xiR0tGZWNCSU5rY1U/view?usp=sharing. I’ll look for a copy of the spreadsheet tool that we leveraged for the workshop (the example scenario pertained to an immunization use case for a fictional country about the size of Myanmar). When I find this I’ll share it, too.
I hope this is helpful to the community and welcome any questions or comments.