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Latest Version of iHRIS Improves Data Security and Quality, Empowers Health Workers

Carol Bales | CapacityPlus | April 19, 2012

CapacityPlus announces new releases of iHRIS Manage and iHRIS Qualify. The core products of the open source iHRIS suite of software, iHRIS Manage maintains health worker deployment, management, and attrition information while iHRIS Qualify tracks training, certification, and licensure. iHRIS is specifically designed for use by ministries of health, professional health councils, and other health organizations to understand and strengthen the health workforce. Read More »

Latest Version of iHRIS Supports Decentralization and Adds Self-Service Option

Shannon Turlington | iHRIS | April 19, 2012

We are pleased to announce a major new release of iHRIS Manage and iHRIS Qualify. Version 4.1 of the software enhances health data security and enables updating of health worker records at the district and facility level, improving data quality. Individual health workers can even update their own records using a new “self-service” option. Read More »

The Blockchain Is the New Google

William Mougayar | Tech Crunch | May 11, 2016

At its core, the blockchain is a technology that permanently records transactions in a way that cannot be later erased but can only be sequentially updated, in essence keeping a never-ending historical trail. This seemingly simple functional description has gargantuan implications. It is making us rethink the old ways of creating transactions, storing data, and moving assets, and that’s only the beginning. The blockchain cannot be described just as a revolution. It is a tsunami-like phenomenon, slowly advancing and gradually enveloping everything along its way by the force of its progression. Plainly, it is the second significant overlay on top of the Internet, just as the Web was that first layer back in 1990. That new layer is mostly about trust, so we could call it the trust layer.

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The Internet? We Built That

Steven Johnson | New York Times | September 21, 2012

Like many of the bedrock technologies that have come to define the digital age, the Internet was created by — and continues to be shaped by — decentralized groups of scientists and programmers and hobbyists (and more than a few entrepreneurs) freely sharing the fruits of their intellectual labor with the entire world... Read More »