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Philippine ehealth strategic framework and plan


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USec Ted Herbosa 's slides in 1st Philippine eHealth Summit (February 4, 2014)

USec Ted Herbosa 's slides in 1st Philippine eHealth Summit (February 4, 2014)

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  • 1. A Primer on the Philippine eHealth Strategic Framework and Plan National eHealth Governance DOH-DOST
  • 2. Background Information technology has become affordable and pervasive. Case in point: the mobile phone in your pocket Yet, despite this, IT has not been effectively used in the health sector. There will be tremendous benefits if key healthcare processes can be computerized.
  • 3. Background In order to create an enabling environment for the use of IT in healthcare, DOH and DOST with the guidance of WHO, crafted the Philippine eHealth Strategic Framework and Plan (PeHSFP). The PeHSFP is our roadmap to how we will use IT for healthcare in the country.
  • 4. Brief History DOH and DOST are jointly managing the Philippine eHealth Strategic Framework and Plan. July 2013: a joint national eHealth governance structure was formed Sept 2013: DOH and DOST participated in a writeshop on the WHO-ITU National eHealth Strategy Toolkit. PeHSFP maps to the framework of the Toolkit.
  • 5. WHO-ITU National eHealth Strategy Toolkit Development Framework
  • 6. Leadership and Governance WHO-ITU Toolkit Recommendation
  • 7. Leadership and Governance - DOH-DOST National eHealth Steering Committee Sec Ona Sec Montejo PCEO Padilla USec Herbosa USec Casambre CIO PhilHealth Exec. Director Montoya Chairperson Licuanan Health Data Standards Experts Group Philippine Health Information Network Health Data Security and Privacy Experts Group National eHealth TWG Dir Valdez DOH Dir Villorente DOST-ASTI Dir Opena DOST-PCHRD Ms Aragona DOH Ms Tan DOH Mr Crisostomo PHIC Mr Bernolia PHIC Dr Alcantara PHIC
  • 8. Strategy/Investment and Legislation, Policy and Compliance
  • 9. Strategy/Investment and Legislation, Policy and Compliance - DOH-DOST DOH will adopt an internationally-accepted IT Governance Framework.
  • 10. Capacity-building for the Workforce The IT Governance Framework clarifies the capacity-building roadmap for eHealth governance and management.
  • 11. DOH will adopt internationally accepted certification programs for capacity-building in eHealth.
  • 12. Infrastructure on DOST’s iGovPhil
  • 13. Standards and Interoperability
  • 14. Standards and Interoperability - DOH-DOST DOH and DOST (with support from MITHI) will build the Philippine Health Information Exchange.
  • 15. Services and Applications MITHI will support the foundational eHealth systems in 2014- 2015.
  • 16. Services and Applications DOH-DOST Philippine Health Information Exchange Standards Client registry Facility registry Terminology services Interoperability Layer Platform/mediator Info systems Provider registry Electronic Medical Records for RHUs Hospital Information Systems RxBOX NCD Registries National Health Data Warehouse * these are only the MITHI funded projects. There are other projects that are ongoing at DOH.
  • 17. Next Steps • • • • Broader engagement of stakeholders through the Phil Health Information Network Inclusion of private sector and academe into eHealth governance Priority deployment of the client, provider, and facility registries (via the Phil Health Information Exchange) Fast track capacity-building following the eHealth roadmap