IDB funds open data for e-health in T&T

cc26odA US$110 million Inter-American Development Bank loan for Trinidad and Tobago will fund a health initiative to design and implement a nationwide electronic health information management system.

The system, called e-HIMS, will generate ‘real-time’, quality data for decision-making on clinical matters, patient management and continuity of care, and resource allocation.

At the core of e-HIMS is a standardised electronic health record, which will connect the Regional Health Authority and the Ministry of Health into a single network.

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