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Cooperability for Interoperability


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Presented at the December 2017 Global Digital Health Forum.

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Cooperability for Interoperability

  1. 1. Cooperability for Interoperability Manish Kumar, MPH Christina Villella, MPH Sam Wambugu, MPH, PMP MEASURE Evaluation December 2017 Global Digital Health Forum
  2. 2. Consultation
  3. 3. Malaria Test
  4. 4. Malaria Treatment
  5. 5. Interoperability for Better Care
  6. 6. What would this achieve? • Collect data once; use many times • Cooperation among stakeholders • Use consistent/standard rules • Sensitivity to legal, ethical, and social requirements • Commensurate levels of security, privacy, and confidentiality • Use a single set of foundational elements
  7. 7. Better Health Outcomes Better health outcomes Improved health system Strong health information system
  8. 8. How would this happen? • There is more to interoperability than technology systems • Cooperation among people, systems, and organizations • Need everyone at the table • Policymakers, program managers, healthcare providers, technologists, donors, etc
  9. 9. Interoperability is no small task. HIS Interoperability Maturity Toolkit
  10. 10. • What are the pieces of the toolkit? • Why did we choose a maturity model concept? • How was the toolkit developed? • What are the components of the maturity model? • How will this toolkit be used? • What are the next steps for the toolkit? • More questions from you Session Plan
  11. 11. HIS Interoperability Maturity Toolkit Maturity model Assessment tool User Guide
  12. 12. • A maturity model helps assess “as-is” status with an eye to improving it • Describes improvement path • Helps define metrics to monitor and measure progress • Offers a common framework for HIS improvement Why a maturity model?
  13. 13. Co-creation Process Ghana Kenya Flag icons made by Freepik from Other icons made by Smartline from
  14. 14. Cooperability is key.
  15. 15. Domains: Leadership & Governance
  16. 16. Domains: Human Resources Data Ethics and Law
  17. 17. Domains: Technology
  18. 18. Interoperability
  19. 19. Path to Maturity
  20. 20. Domains and Levels
  21. 21. Example Subdomain: Governance structure for HIS Level 1: Nascent Level 2: Emerging Level 3: Established Level 4: Institutionalize d Level 5: Optimized No formal HIS governing body Formally constituted HIS governing body with data governance responsibility Governing body meets regularly Government-led governing body monitors implementation of work plan Governing body is legally constituted and nationally recognized as HIS leader
  22. 22. Maturity Model Levels Subdomains Domain Attributes
  23. 23. Assessment Tool
  24. 24. Assessment Process Determine need for assessment Identify scope of the assessment Form assessment oversight team Conduct desk review Assemble in- country assessment team Data collection workshop Data analysis Action planning
  25. 25. Mapping Assessment Results to Maturity Model
  26. 26. • Results can be used for overall HIS strengthening: • Designing or updating interoperability component for eHealth strategy • Prioritizing interoperability HIS resources • Planning HIS enterprise architecture • Developing work plans with implementing partners • Submitting requests for funding from donors Using Results for Action
  27. 27. What’s next? December 2017 Version 0.5 complete FY 2018 Pilot testing Other toolkit pieces Post-FY18 Global public good
  28. 28. For More Information information-systems-interoperability-toolkit
  29. 29. This presentation was produced with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under the terms of MEASURE Evaluation cooperative agreement AID-OAA-L-14-00004. MEASURE Evaluation is implemented by the Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in partnership with ICF International; John Snow, Inc.; Management Sciences for Health; Palladium; and Tulane University. Views expressed are not necessarily those of USAID or the United States government.