OpenHIE Implementers Community (OHIN)

Executive Summary

Jembi proposes to develop an OpenHIE Implementers Community (OHIC) to assist with adoption of OpenHIE approaches, methodology, architectures and tools. There is currently significant demand to strengthen health information exchange and interoperability between applications with open APIs (mostly open source) as part of national health management information systems (HMIS) in low resource countries. The OHIC will assist with this by providing a forum where interested parties can participate to discuss goals and requirements and share knowledge and experiences. Jembi will work with OpenHIE leadership and the existing communities to create the OHIC. The OHIC will also be used to provide first line support to the DATIM users community as and when this is needed.