Digital Health Solutions

Health insurance information systems

Participants in a workshop validate requirements for insurance business processes.

Photo: PATH/Kate Wilson.

Approach

PATH works directly with governments and their respective national insurers to foster cross-country collaboration and identify and/or develop common information technology solutions for health insurance that can be used globally.

Related project

 Related resources

Business Process Taskflow Diagrams for National Health Insurance Information Systems. Seattle: The Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage; 2012. Available at (184.51 KB).

The Case for a National Health Information System Architecture; a Missing LInk to Guiding National Development and Implementation. Stansfield S, Orobaton N, Lubinski D, Uggowitzer S, Mwanyika H. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2008. Available at (421.33 KB).

Health Insurance Terms Glossary. Available online at: http://jointlearningnetwork.org/health-insurance-glossary.

“How are JLN members working together to improve their Health Information Technology Systems?” (video). Washington, DC: Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage; 2013. Available at: http://vimeo.com/67324696.

“Interview with Modupe Ogundimu, Deputy General Manager ICT for the National Health Insurance Scheme” (video). Washington, DC: Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage; 2013. Available at: http://vimeo.com/65145575.

“JLN Dr. Alvin Marcelo Interview” (video). Washington, DC: Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage; 2013. Available at: http://vimeo.com/58922409.

“Learn more about the Joint Learning Netowrk!” (video) Washington, DC: Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage; 2013. Available at: http://vimeo.com/63046502.

OpenHDD: an open-source solution to creating and sharing (health) data dictionaries, or minimum data sets. Unique in its kind is the completely flexibility with regard to taxonomies. Whatever data or structure you want defined, openHDD can help you document it.

Promoting Interoperability of Health Insurance Information Systems through a Health Data Dictionary. Streveler D, Hesp C. Seattle: The Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage; 2012. Available at (1.06 MB).

Provider Payment Reform and Information Technology Systems: A Chicken and Egg Question for National Health coverage Programs. Wilson K, Latko B, Cashin C, Garabrant A, Hesp C, Stepney P, et al. The Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage; 2013. (2.27 MB).

Requirements for National Health Insurance Information Systems. Washington, DC: The Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage; 2012. Available at (529.17 KB).

“The Road to Universal Health Coverage: A Documentary on Health Financing.” Washington, DC: Results for Development; 2013. Available at: http://uhcforward.org/blog/2013/jan/10/road-universal-health-coverage-documentary-health-financing.

Software for Universal Health Coverage: an online database of software solutions that map to insurance business process requirements.

“Technology update: Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage.” Seattle: PATH; 2014. (711 KB)

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