Global Digital Health Resources and Maturity Models: A Summary

MEASURE Evaluation, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), worked with digital health practitioners from the Digital Health and Interoperability Technical Working Group of the Health Data Collaborative, the USAID-funded Maternal and Child Survival Project, and Health Enabled to summarize the purpose, methods, and intended use of four of the key maturity model-based digital health assessment and improvement tools.

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Christine Dickason
GDI and HealthEnabled announce Global Digital Health Index

A global group of leaders announced today the Global Digital Health Index (GDHI), an interactive digital resource that will track, monitor, and evaluate the use of digital technology for health throughout the world. The GDHI aims to make global health systems more transparent, responsive, and better able to meet the needs of the population by assessing countries’ progress in digital health and identifying each country’s greatest opportunities, needs, and gaps.

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Sara Beatty
Unlocking the potential of digital health (Devex)

In the past five years, we have witnessed remarkable advancements in technological innovations — including mobile phones, tablets, remote patient monitoring devices, and sensors — that drive so-called “digital health” around the world. Increasingly, these innovations are also equipped with GPS and metrics that generate promising evidence of their cost-saving and, more importantly, life-saving capabilities.

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Sara Beatty