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What is an OpenHIE Leadership Ambassador?

An OpenHIE Leadership Ambassador is a subject matter expert that ensures questions around OpenHIE offerings are properly responded to; 

eHealth Strategy Development - Derek Treatman, Jonathan Payne, Joseph Dal Molin

    • Examine existing paper-based workflows to identify areas where OpenHIE could help optimize current practices

    • Develop short term tactical approaches to operationalize an overarching eHealth strategy

    • Develop implementation and costing plans consistent with tactical approaches

    • Discern role of enterprise architecture within auspices of eHealth strategy

Project Planning and Change Management - Annah Ngauro

    • Co-develop data sharing agreement templates between data producers and consumers

    • Co-develop privacy and confidentiality documents

    • Gather, curate and provide examples of relevant data exchange and sharing policies and policy framework

    • Document and educate broader community within country on planned architectural vision, and implications for ongoing work

    • Mentorship and training for local and regional HIE architects, software developers and system administrators

Establishing Data Standards and Specifications - Derek RitzBob Jolliffe, Caroline Macumber

    • Work with key health domain leadership to document and describe data sharing challenges that pre-exist within country, develop technical designs to respond to these use cases

Determining Functional Requirements - Niamh Darcy

    • Helping to develop decision-making models that empower key stakeholders to influence and shape the data exchange over time

HIE Component Configuration and Analysis - Ryan Crichton, Richard Stanley

    • Share OpenHIE architectural models with stakeholders within country

    • Educate and provide peer mentorship to various key technical members within country around standards and interoperability concepts

    • Develop iterative technical architectures that take into account / leverage existing technologies within a country

    • Gather, curate and provide examples of other country architectural models

    • Development of documentation and training materials and related knowledge management services for operationalizing OpenHIE and its components

OpenHIE Community Engagement  - Carl Fourie, Joseph Dal Molin

    • Facilitation of Connect-a-thon and Hack-a-thon activities

    • Serve as a connection hub for different country and regional health enterprise architects to facilitate peer learning, mentorship, and exchange of success stories and lessons learned

Review Governance Processes and Stakeholder Expectations - Paul Biondich, Niamh Darcy, Dykki Settle

    • Facilitate early engagements of newly formed governance structures, as a neutral third party

    • Identifying and learning from the key stakeholders within a data sharing enterprise

    • Provide various examples of governance models that have been implemented in other countries

    • Compare and contrast the strengths and weaknesses of various governance models for a given environment

Onboarding Development or Implementation Partners - Dykki Settle, Carl Leitner, Maguette Thioro NDONGCarl Fourie

    • Provide direct technical assistance in either a direct or supportive capacity to local stakeholders
    • Key topics that come up frequently include: Hosting (cloud, local ISP, MOH data centers), deployment, interoperability/integration, SOPs, SOA approach, Requirements gathering, sharing experiences from other implementations, how to keep a registry current

OpenHIE in Action (use cases) - Carl Fourie, Vikas Diwedi

Who can be an OpenHIE Leadership Ambassador?

Any member of an organization belonging to the OpenHIE Leadership community that has been selected or requests an ambassador role.

Overview of Tasks

  1. They ensure that requests for support on their topic are responded to within 72 hours 
  2.  They help develop and maintain the descriptive text for their corresponding topic
  3. They help ensure that there’s simple material online (links, documents) for individuals to self serve support if relevant


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