International Informatics

Haiti Information Technology Rescue Project 

A coordinated tracking system of medical data for patient care does not yet exist for Haiti. Patient medical histories remain unknown and physicians continue to make vital treatment decisions with incomplete information. Haitians continue to be under-served and under-represented by this lack of medical knowledge and health services. A mobile electronic medical record could solve many of these challenges while setting the stage for improved recovery. We created a custom iPhone application to track medical data during the Haiti disaster and subsequently a Health IT assessment.