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  • 1.1.1 Number of Member States that have a policy in place to support the use of information and communication technologies in the health sector. (Baseline: 12. Source: WHO and ECLAC. Target: 31 by 2016.)
  • 1.2.1 PAHO will have an eHealth technical advisory committee in place. (Baseline: 0. Target: 1 by 2012.)
  • 1.2.2 PAHO and its Member States will have set eHealth policy priorities at the local, national, and regional levels. (Baseline: No. Target: Yes, by 2014.)
  • 1.3.1 Number of Member States that have created institutional mechanisms for forming national partnerships among civil society, government, and private sector entities to promote eHealth. (Baseline: 4. Source: WHO. Target: 29 by 2015.)
  • 1.4.1 By 2012, a regional laboratory will be operating in the countries of the Hemisphere with the objective of analyzing and implementing eHealth policies, using methods and tools that support their implementation. (Baseline: 0. Target: 1 by 2012.)
  • 2.1.1 Number of Member States that have funded at least five activities (research and/or projects) on the application of ICTs in the field of health at both the local and national levels. (Baseline: 8. Source: WHO. Target: 26 by 2014.)
  • 2.1.2 PAHO and the Member States will have established a strategy for identifying and strengthening the basic organizational and technology infrastructure (telephones, Internet, and e-mail) in the health services. (Baseline: 0. Target: 1 by 2014.)
  • 2.2.1 Number of Member States that use epidemiological surveillance services through information and communication technologies. (Baseline: 10. Source: WHO. Target: 26 by 2015.)
  • 2.2.2 Number of Member States that have made mobile technology part of their epidemiologic surveillance systems. (Baseline: 10. Source: WHO. Target: 26 by 2015.)
  • 2.3.1 PAHO and the Member States will have adopted a common framework for unique patient identification. (Baseline: 0. Target 1 by 2016.)
  • 2.3.2 Number of Member States that provide online services (e.g., individualized citizen identification, digital clinical records, electronic prescription of medicines) and telemedicine at the different levels of care through health facilities. (Baseline: 13. Source: WHO and ECLAC. Target: 22 by 2016.)
  • 3.1.1 PAHO, in collaboration with the Member States participating in the regional eHealth laboratory, will disseminate biennial reports evaluating the policies of the Member States (Baseline: No. Target: Yes by 2014.)
  • 3.1.2 PAHO and the Member States will have adopted a strategy for communicating and disseminating information to stakeholders and the general public. (Baseline: 0. Target: 1 by 2014.)
  • 3.2.1 Number of Member States that have a standard protocol for information-sharing on their health information system. (Baseline: 0. Target: 17 by 2017.)
  • 3.2.2 PAHO and the Member States will have defined a common framework for the development of a compatible standard for information exchange among systems. (Baseline: 0. Target: 1 by 2015.)
  • 3.2.3 Number of Member States that have a methodology for determining the arrangements and procedures to be used by the different organizational and administrative units that interact in the technology-mediated delivery of medical/public health services. (Baseline: 0. Target: 17 by 2017.)
  • 3.3.1 Number of Member States that have a legal framework to promote the security of information systems and protect personal data and confidentiality in computerized information systems. (Baseline: 6. Source: WHO. Target: 25 by 2017.)
  • 3.3.2 Number of Member States that have a legal framework that facilitates the electronic sharing of clinical information at the national level (Baseline: 4. Source: WHO. Target: 17 by 2017.)
  • 3.3.3 PAHO and the Member states will develop a legal framework that promotes the electronic sharing of clinical information at the regional level. (Baseline: 0. Target: 1 by 2017.)
  • 4.1.1. Number of Member States that have a training plan for universities in the area of information and communication technologies and health. (Baseline: 9. Source: WHO. Target: 28 by 2015.)
  • 4.2.1 Number of Member States that have a policy governing open access to certified public health content. (Baseline: 0. Target: 10 by 2017.)
  • 4.2.2 Number of Member States with a national virtual health library with information sources and services that address the topics of education for health, disease prevention, and the health priorities identified in their national health plans and strategies and that are clearly and systematically available in the VHL (Baseline: 0. Target: 11 by 2013.)
  • 4.2.3 PAHO and the Member States will have defined a common framework for the development of Web portals containing certified public health content. (Baseline: 0. Target: 1 by 2014.)
  • 4.2.4 Number of Member States with access and local capacity to produce and use the content of the Virtual Health Library. (Baseline:26. Target: 35 by 2015.)
  • 4.3.1 Number of Member States that have a strategy for using social networks in emergencies. (Baseline: 0. Target: 15 by 2017.)
  • 4.3.2 Number of Member States that have a strategy to support the use and presence of social networks as a medium for health promotion and disease prevention activities. (Baseline: 12. Source: ECLAC. Target: 29 by 2016.)
     
 

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