Additional Resources

In 2012, the WHO and International Telecommunication Union (ITU) National eHealth Strategy Toolkit was released. It recommended a step-by-step process to establish and document a NeSF that supports both care delivery and UHC-focused workflows. The WHO-ITU Toolkit is available here:
http://apps.who.int/iris/­bitstream/10665/­75211/1/­9789241548465_eng.pdf.

In 2013, the Joint Learning Network released a white paper entitled “Provider Payment Reform and Information Technology Systems: A Chicken and Egg Question for National Health Coverage Programs”. This paper provides a conceptual framework for understanding the Information Technology requirements of various payment methods. It explores the choices, trade-offs, and implications by highlighting areas where complexity and costs arise from these decisions. The paper may be found here: http://jointlearningnetwork.org/uploads/files/resources/IT-PPM_FINALlores_online.pdf

Webinars:

Developing a National eHealth Standards Framework: Presented by Derek Ritz, hosted by the Joint Learning Network Information Technology Initiative. Recording and slides are available at: 
http://jointlearningnetwork.org/initiatives/information-technology/webinars

 Health Data Dictionaries and the Philippines Experience: Presented by Michiel Berende and Arturo Alcantara, hosted by the Joint Learning Network Information Technology Initiative. Recording and slides are available at: http://jointlearningnetwork.org/initiatives/information-technology/webinars

Leveraging eHealth Standards to Connect National Healthcare Stakeholders: Presented by Derek Ritz, hosted by the Joint Learning Network Information Technology Initiative. Recording and slides are available at: http://jointlearningnetwork.org/initiatives/information-technology/webinars