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The Global Health Delivery Project at Harvard University (GHD) launched GHDonline in 2008, as a platform for health care implementers to share proven practices, connect with colleagues, and find resources they need to improve health care delivery and outcomes, especially in resource-limited settings. Over the years, members of GHDonline have witnessed the many collaborations and exchanges our community has brought together in order to strengthen the field of health care delivery.

Today, GHDonline is seeking proposals from researchers, health care professionals, graduate students, and others interested in exploring the impact of our platform of professional virtual communities on health care delivery. Preliminary applications are due Friday, August 14th. We encourage you to learn more at http://www.ghdonline.org/impact-evaluation/

We hope you’ll help us spread the word by sharing this #RFP with any colleagues, students, or classmates, who may be interested in this type of research.
Background; Research Questions; Who Should Apply? Support; Deadlines; How to Apply. GHDonline is seeking proposals from researchers, health care professionals, graduate students, and others interested in exploring the impact of our platform of professional virtual communities on health care ...
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Enthusiasm for the new anti-tuberculosis drugs bedaquiline and delaminid is tempered by concerns about their potential to cause cardiotoxicity. Join experts from France and the United States on July 6 - 10 for a GHDonline Expert Panel that explores the risk of QT prolongation in emerging drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) therapy.
Enthusiasm for the new anti-tuberculosis drugs bedaquiline and delaminid is tempered by concerns about their potential to cause cardiotoxicity. The drugs are associated with QT prolongation—an abnormal pattern on the electrocardiogram that can lead to a fatal arrhythmia.
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Tune in next week, June 8-12, for a Virtual Expert Panel on Knowledge Dissemination and Outreach Education organized in partnership with NaRCAD.

Experts will be discussing policy and research efforts aimed at reducing the lag time between the publication of new clinical evidence and the integration of these findings into health care delivery systems.

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A well-established lag time exists between the publication of new clinical evidence, and the full integration of these findings into health care delivery systems. Research in the United States suggests that it may take, on average, 17 years for evidence to reach clinical practice.
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Join us next week, June 1st to 5th for an online Expert Panel on Designing Health IT- From Health Systems Design to User Interfaces.

Experts from Mad*Pow, the University Health Network, the University of Pittsburgh, the University of the Philippines Manila, Harvard Medical School, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will be discussing how to successfully develop a design project, as well as address the overall importance of design with respects to health systems.

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There is significant evidence and many examples of how design can stimulate healthy behavior and improve overall health. We see this at many different levels, from the design of cities, individual buildings or workspaces, down to the information systems used (Handy 2002).
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We are excited to share that we’ve launched our newly designed website today!

To learn more about the GHDonline redesign, including a behind-the-scenes interview with our development team, please visit our blog. 
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Join us the week of July 20 – 24 for an exciting discussion about the global use of digital clinical resources on GHDonline. Our Expert Panel will be examining the application of these tools in resource-limited settings and how to overcome the many obstacles that can limit their use.  
Digital clinical resources such as UpToDate and DynaMed are on- and off-line tools used to augment medical education and improve patient care.* They offer access to vital clinical information at the point of care and inform providers of the most recent advancements in medicine and best practices ...
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UpToDate, our partner since 2009, has decided to extend its free service in Nepal till the end of August. Anyone visiting www.uptodate.com with an IP address originating from Nepal will have immediate, free access to UpToDate’s clinical decision support tools.
People who find the free access helpful can continue to have access by applying for a donation through our International Grant Subscription Program: http://www.ghdonline.org/uptodategrant/
In order to apply for an UpToDate International Grant Subscription through GHDonline, applicants must: Deliver medical care, medical education, or related services to poor or underserved populations outside the United States of America; Have their own GHDonline account in order to provide ...
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Join us the week of July 20 – 24 for an exciting discussion about the global use of digital clinical resources on GHDonline. Our Expert Panel will be examining the application of these tools in resource-limited settings and how to overcome the many obstacles that can limit their use.  
Digital clinical resources such as UpToDate and DynaMed are on- and off-line tools used to augment medical education and improve patient care.* They offer access to vital clinical information at the point of care and inform providers of the most recent advancements in medicine and best practices ...
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Recent studies show that shared decision making is only one component of improving health outcomes. In fact, shared decision making is most effective when used in combination with other strategies. Have you had any experiences with using shared decision making and other strategies to better engage a patient?

Share your experiences with the Population Health community!
How to "Implement Shared Decision Making and other tools" in moving from informed to engaged and activated By Thomas Bauer | 15 Jun, 2015. Shared decision making has been defined as an 'interpersonal and interdependent' process composed of three essential elements: recognition of the need for a ...
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Join us this week (May 25-29) for a Virtual Expert Panel on Addressing Mental Health Stigma. 

Experts from the Black Dog Institute, the University of Toronto, Partners In Health, Harvard Medical School, and King's College in London are discussing the mental health and stigma reduction programs they are currently involved in, as well as addressing successful mental health educational efforts that have been applied to different settings and diverse populations.

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Mental illness is a major contributor to the burden of disease worldwide, accounting for 37% of healthy life years lost from Noncommunicable Diseases (WHO, 2010). The 2010 Global Burden of Disease study prepared by a team of scholars from Harvard School of Public Health and World Economic Forum ...
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Join us next week, January 26th-30th, for a virtual Expert Panel on reducing diagnostic errors.

Experts from San Francisco VA Medical Center, RTI International, San Francisco General Hospital’s General Medicine Clinic, Center for Innovations in Effectiveness and Safety based at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston will discuss the contributing factors that lead to diagnostic errors at both the individual and system level, as well as address recent research that has informed our understanding of diagnostic errors and their possible prevention.

Sign up for the conversation here: http://www.ghdonline.org/diagnostic-errors/discussion/diagnostic-error-reduction/
Delays in diagnosis prevent patients from receiving the correct treatment in the timeframe that would result in the best health outcomes. Diagnostic errors can be fatal, and often involve common medical conditions. Incorrect or delayed diagnoses affect 1 in 20 adults in outpatient settings in ...
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You fight tuberculosis in India. You develop health IT apps in Rwanda. You teach a medical students in Mexico. We write case studies and run courses and online communities for you. Together, we amplify lessons from the field to improve health care delivery everywhere.
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The Global Health Delivery Project at Harvard University (GHD) was launched in 2007 under the guidance of Dr. Jim Y. Kim, Dr. Paul Farmer, and Professor Michael Porter. 

An interdisciplinary collaboration between Harvard Business School, Harvard Medical School, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, GHD investigates the management decisions behind disease treatment and prevention globally. These lessons are disseminated through multiple channels, including open-access online professional communities, case studies, educational programs, and scholarly publications.