openIMIS presentation at the AeHIN conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka
The 6th General Assembly of the Asia eHealth Information Network (AeHIN) and Conference on Interoperable Digital Health for Universal Health Coverage organized its annual meeting from 7th-9th of October 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The goal of the meeting was the promotion of better use of information communication technology (ICT) in order to achieve better health through peer-to-peer assistance and knowledge sharing.
The openIMIS team presented the openIMIS Initiative on three occasions:
During the pre-conference and deep-dives on 7th of October: In the session Open Insurance Management Information System (OpenIMIS) for YOU! the Initiative was featured with its goals and technical developments. openIMIS was also shown in practice with a demo version. After the presentation, the openIMIS software was discussed in three small working groups: functional requirements, data analytics and report, and interoperability and data standards.
On 8th of October openIMIS was presented at the Interoperability Marketplace: in two interactive rounds each of 30 minutes, the openIMIS team presented the software to a small group of participants. During this session, participants were able to discuss the specific technical use of the software with the openIMIS team.
During the session Open Spaces on 9th of October: this session was dedicated to the participants’ interests – during this session, participants could choose a topic for discussion. The participants suggested among other topics to discuss openIMIS as a digital solution for universal health coverage as well as the usage of openIMIS as teaching tool in Universities.
A highlight of the conference was the acknowledgement of AeHIN for further cooperation with openIMIS. We would like to thank our friends at AeHIN for this commitment.
If you would like more information about how openIMIS was presented during the session ‘Open Insurance Management Information System (OpenIMIS) for YOU!‘ at the AeHIN Conference, please find the presentations here.