Health Informatics Seminars, Trainings and Workshops (2010)

The University of the Philippines Manila National Telehealth Center (UPM–NThC) just released their Health Informatics Seminars, Trainings and Workshops for 2010.

NOTE: Schedule is subject to changes.

CHITS training: PhP 2,500 (inclusive of snacks, lunch, kit for 2 and a half days training)
OpenMRS: PhP 2,000 (inclusive of snacks, lunch, kit)

For payment options, you may pay directly at UP Manila National
Telehealth Center, 3rd Floor, Information Technology Complex,
Philippine General Hospital, Taft Avenue, Manila from Tuesday to
Friday, 7:00am-6:00pm.

You may also pay via bank deposit:
Bank Name: Development Bank of the Philippines
Branch: Arroceros Branch
Account Name: UP Manila Trust Fund
Account Number: 0410-002882-033

For details on early & student registration, please call 5256501 and
coordinate with Ms. Vivian Biala.

SCHEDULE:

DATE ACTIVITY
July 13 OpenMRS Level 1 Training
July 21 – 22 CHITS Training
August 14 4th Seminar on Health Informatics
August 18 – 20 CHITS Training
August 27 OpenMRS Level 1 Training, eRecords for Clinics and Hospitals
September 11 5th Seminar on Health Informatics
September 15 – 17 Community Health Information Tracking System (CHITS), eRecords for Health Centers training
September 24 OpenMRS training, eRecords for Clinics and Hospitals
October 9 6th Seminar on Health Informatics
October 13 – 15 Community Health Information Tracking System (CHITS), eRecords for Health Centers training
October 22 OpenMRS training, eRecords for Clinics and Hospitals
November 20 Seminar on Health Informatics
November 24 – 26 Community Health Information Tracking System (CHITS), eRecords for Health Centers training
December 3 OpenMRS Level 1 Training

Updated Schedule (August 26, 2010):
September 10, 2010 – OpenMRS training, eRecords for Clinics and Hospitals
October 8, 2010 – OpenMRS training, eRecords for Clinics and Hospitals
November 12, 2010 – OpenMRS training, eRecords for Clinics and Hospitals
November 19, 2010 – OpenMRS training, eRecords for Clinics and Hospitals

Right now, you may be wondering what these (CHITS and OpenMRS) trainings are. Read on to know more about them.

What is CHITS?

Community Health Information Tracking System (CHITS) is a free and open source (FOSS) electronic health record system designed specifically for local government health centers in the Philippines. CHITS was created by Dr. Herman Tolentino through a grant from the International Development Research Centre of Canada. Since 2004, CHITS has been expanding to rural health units around the country.

See: Tarlac gets wireless access to public health -abs-cbnNEWS.com

What is OpenMRS?

OpenMRS was formed in 2004 as an open source medical record system platform for developing countries. OpenMRS is a multi-institution, nonprofit collaborative led by Regenstrief Institute, Inc. and Partners in Health. To date, OpenMRS has been implemented in twenty countries throughout the world, including South Africa, Kenya, Rwanda, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Uganda, Tanzania, Haiti, India, China, United States, Pakistan, and the Philippines.

What are these Seminars on Health Informatics for?

The objective of this seminar is to increase the knowledge and awareness of health professionals and IT personnel on the interplay of information technology and health. It introduces the innovations of Health Informatics in the Philippines and is intended for all health and IT professionals and students who are interested to work in this new field.

Health Informatics Seminars, Trainings and Workshops (2010)

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