Join PSI at the 2019 Global Digital Health Forum

On December 9th, the PSI team will join government stakeholders, digital health technologists, researchers, donors, implementers and field experts from around the globe at the 2019 Global Digital Health Forum in Rockville, Maryland. The GDHF will take place at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center from December 9 – 11. 

This year’s theme is “Celebrating Innovation and Supporting Proven Practices at Scale,” which focuses on balancing the need for evidence-based scaling of proven systems with the urgent need to determine how emerging technologies and approaches can dramatically improve health outcomes.

In keeping with this theme, the PSI experts listed below will be showcasing our commitment to our digital strategy. PSI aims to improve consumer health and well-being by using digital technologies to increase access and personalize delivery of quality information, products and services to our archetypal customer, Sara.

PSI experts include:

  • Terry Mathenge, Program Manager, PSI Digital Health Solutions
  • Dr. Linda Sato, HNQIS Medical Consultant, PSI Digital Health Solutions
  • Elisabeth Harris, Associate Program Manager, PSI Digital Health Solutions
  • Nilton Sebastiao, PSI Angola
  • Amber Sheets, PSI Zimbabwe
  • Aleck Dhliwayo, PSI Zimbabwe

Don’t forget to join us on Twitter throughout the conference at: @PSIimpact and @The_GDHN

And join the discussion by following #GDHF2019 as well as #digitalhealth #healthtech #consumerpoweredhealthcare #dataengagement 

Here’s where you can find PSI throughout the GDHF:

Monday, December 9th

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm | Appy Hour Presentations

Connecting with Sara: connecting clients to health services using electronic referrals in DHIS2 

  • Presenter: Terry Mathenge, Program Manager, PSI Digital Health Solutions
  • Location: Salon A-D

Improving quality of health service delivery at scale through the Health Network Quality Improvement System (HNQIS)

  • Presenter: Elisabeth Harris, Associate Program Manager, PSI Digital Health Solutions
  • Location: Salon A-D

Tuesday, December 10th  

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm | Poster Session 2

Using a free URL to remove DHIS2 reporting bottlenecks

  • Description: A showcase of the innovative public-private partnership formed between the Ministry of Health, USAID and Unitel, Angola’s largest mobile phone network operator, to address DHIS2 reporting bottlenecks
  • Presenter: Nilton Sebastiao, PSI Angola 

                Wednesday, December 11th  

                12:00 pm – 1:15 pm | Panel Presentation 

                The best of both worlds: integrating DHIS2 and an electronic medical record (EMR) Bahmni for better patient outcomes and improved program decision making

                • Description: A discussion on PSI’S experience integrating DHIS2 and EMR to improve outcomes
                • Presenter: Amber Sheets, PSI Zimbabwe and Aleck Dhliwayo, PSI Zimbabwe
                • Location: Glen Echo

                2:15 pm – 3:30 pm | Panel Presentation 

                Managing health networks at scale to improve quality of health service delivery: PSI’s experience with the Health Network Quality Improvement System (HNQIS)

                • Description: A discussion on PSI’S experience with HNQIS
                • Presenter: Dr. Linda Sato, HNQIS Medical Consultant, PSI Digital Health Solutions
                • Location: White Flint Amphitheater

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