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CHITS @ 10: A Decade of People-Centric eHealth


This month of May marks the 10th anniversary of the implementation of the Community Health Information Tracking System or CHITS. The homegrown electronic medical record system developed by the University of the Philippines Manila in 2004. Over the years, this single “seed” of innovation has come a long way since its implementation at the Elvira Lagrosa Health Center in Pasay City.

From its humble beginnings as a “Child Health Injury Tracking System” spearheaded by Dr. Herman Tolentino, Dr. Alvin Marcelo and the Pasay City Health Department through Dr. Marie Irene Sy, CHITS has become an eHealth tool that can improve health information system in the country.

Announcement: OpenMRS 2012 Implementers Meeting, 9-12 Oct 2012 at the Y.C. James Yen Center in the Philippines

The Philippines will host the OpenMRS 2012 Implementers Meeting on Oct 9-12, 2012. The following is an announcement from the OpenMRS Events team:

Hi Everyone!

We are pleased to announce that the 2012 Implementers Meeting will take place from 9-12 October at the Y.C. James Yen Center in the Philippines. If you plan to attend, please save the dates to your calendar.

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