Blog – News from the Field

Health eVillages—Our journey over the last 5 years…

February 04, 2016   |   Posted by :   |   News from the Field  

Just five short years ago, Donato Tramuto, in conjunction with Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and Aptus Health, founded what was to become an extraordinary organization. Health eVillages was formed initially to meet healthcare information needs following the devastating 2010 Haiti earthquake and the Gulf oil spill in Louisiana. Since then, Health eVillages has evolved […]

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Returning to Harrington, Maine: Creating a Bridge between Patients and Healthcare Providers

December 15, 2015   |   Posted by :   |   News from the Field  

When Health eVillages visited Harrington Family Health Center in July, there was great anticipation about how our technology-enabled solution – donated tablets programmed with Omnio and other clinician tools – could help improve education and the overall patient experience. I recall the enthusiasm of the healthcare providers during the device training, and I could almost […]

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With love, wisdom, and compassion, we can change this world.

December 09, 2015   |   Posted by :   |   News from the Field  

The Ripple of Hope Gala, hosted by the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organization, was a truly inspirational evening. The event brought together individuals who have had an incredible impact on the world in which each works. Each year, members of the Health eVillages team are invited to attend bear witness to the honored individuals […]

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Putting the ‘Human-Centered’ into Design for Social Innovation

September 24, 2015   |   Posted by :   |   News from the Field  

Health eVillages has been addressing the problems of healthcare professionals in the most challenging of environments, using technology and content as the solution. There is no doubt that we have been instrumental in creating positive impact and saving lives. Yet, when we thought of “Heal the Villages*”, we wanted to do even more—and in a […]

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Harrington Family Health Center Provides a Progressive, Holistic Approach to Patient Health

August 10, 2015   |   Posted by :   |   News from the Field  

  Harrington Family Health Center is a truly unique establishment, staffed by some incredible individuals. Harrington resides in Washington County, the poorest and sickest county in Maine. They have above average cancer, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension and early death rates. They also serve a population of migrant farm workers who travel to Harrington from places […]

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