Tech - June 01, 2022
Eight Reasons Why FHIR is Important for Global Health
FHIR is a data standard evolved from HL7, which pioneered the field of health data exchange. Importantly, since its introduction a decade ago, it has become the globally accepted standard describing how to represent and exchange health data.
Resources - May 27, 2022
Introducing Enhanced Form Dashboards in Ona Data
We are excited to introduce enhanced form dashboards to Ona Data. Customer feedback is core to our product development and customers have expressed the need for increased speed and usability when viewing data in Ona Data’s submissions table.
Resources - April 20, 2022
Preloading Data in XLSForms: Ona Data Webinar Series
We launched the Ona Data webinar series to help people take their XLSForm authoring skills to the next level. Bilhah Kimondiu, Project Manager, presented the second installment, ‘Preloading Data in XLSForms’. She covered when and how to use preloaded data, outlined the various preloading options, and shared a few common XLSForm preloading use cases.
Work - April 12, 2022
Closing immunization gaps by integrating OpenSRP and Rapidpro
In its effort to reduce child mortality, Zambia has wholeheartedly embraced digital health. However, in the race to close immunization gaps, the country adopted two health systems that work independently: Rapid Pro at the community level and OpenSRP at health facilities. This disconnect created conditions for data fragmentation, inaccurate reporting, and duplicated efforts.
Perspective - April 04, 2022
Powering interoperability with a FHIR to DHIS2 adapter
The HL7 FHIR standard is emerging as an integral solution to the much discussed interoperability challenges in global health. However, there are many operational platforms that use proprietary formats and there is a large quantity of data “locked” in those proprietary formats. As new projects go live at scale we are building tools to 1) unlock
Tech - March 24, 2022
Logging readable ClojureScript errors to Sentry
An essential part of a running a production web application is having deep visibility into what is causing errors and how code traces underlying them are propagating through your code base. When using a compiled (or technically, transpiled) language, there is the additional challenge of understanding how an error in the target language translates back
Press - March 16, 2022
Gratitude for a great Symposium on Open Guidelines for RDTs 2022
What would the world look like if everyone had access to Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Covid-19, Malaria, and other communicable diseases, that could be read and easily understood on a smartphone, and that were used as soon as the first person in your community showed symptoms?
Press - March 03, 2022
Join us for a virtual Symposium on Open Guidelines for RDTs
What if the next time you opened any rapid diagnostic test (RDT) from any manufacturer for any condition, you can scan it with a WHO-approved and freely available smartphone app that would instantly recognize the RDT, authenticate it, support step-by-step instructions, read it with optimal sensitivity, interpret results based on the patient’s symptoms, medical record,
Press - February 25, 2022
Introducing Quest: FHIR Native Case Management
HL7 FHIR provides a standardized and popular way for digital health systems to represent health data and associated processes. We are excited to introduce Quest, an open source app that lets you use FHIR to define forms and capture data to take advantage of the growing Android FHIR and WHO SMART guidelines ecosystem.
Resources - February 03, 2022
Announcing the launch of Ona Data’s new webinar series
We were thrilled to launch the Ona Data webinar series with an inaugural session on ‘Tips & Tricks in XLSForm Authoring’, which was attended by 112 people eager to take their authoring skills to the next level.