Information Systems for Health is a mechanism for managing interoperable systems with open data that comes from different sources and that is ethically used, through effective ICT tools, to generate strategic information for the benefit of public health.
The IS4H-MM is a reference framework guiding Information Systems for Health to keep walking along the path of change marked by the information and knowledge revolution, and shows how countries and organizations grow in capabilities to operate, interact and benefit from them. The diagram below illustrates the five levels of maturity. The Health Information System Maturity Model (IS4H-MM) is a framework that guides health information systems along the path for change marked out by the information and knowledge revolution, and shows how countries and organizations can increase their capacity to operate, interact with, and benefit from these systems. The following diagram illustrates the five levels of maturity.
Assessment of the five progressive levels of IS4H-MM provides the knowledge needed to plan the way forward with plans and roadmaps for information systems. Maturity is assessed against key capability characteristics for each strategic goal at each level of the Maturity Model. The characteristics and components of the maturity levels are detailed below.
Digital Transformation Toolkit
The digital transformation toolkit was created with the aim of offering managerial, technical, knowledge, communication, and academic resources to all those health professionals, decision-makers, and institutions dedicated to strengthening health information systems, with the vision of achieving universal access to health and universal health coverage in the Region through access to good quality data, strategic information, and digital health tools for decision-making and well-being.