PopMedNetTM is a software platform that facilitates the creation, operation, and governance of distributed health data networks. The system facilitates distributed analyses of routinely collected healthcare data providing the means to rapidly generate reliable information about utilization and outcomes of care needed to support decision making by patients, providers, and policy-makers.


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Sentinel is an active surveillance system sponsored by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to monitor the safety of regulated medical products using pre-existing electronic healthcare data from multiple sources. The Sentinel System is part of the FDA's Sentinel Initiative, a long-term effort to improve the FDA's ability to identify and access medical product safety issues.

Ting-Ying Jane Huang

Research Scientist

Jane Huang is an Epidemiologist and Research Scientist in the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute. She is a pharmacist by training and received her PhD in Pharmaceutical Health Services Research from University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Jane is actively engaged in the Sentinel Initiative, where she contributes scientific reviews to FDA's post-market safety surveillance of prescription medications and other medical products.

World Café Conversations on Medicines: A Key Component of Universal Health Coverage

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UHC & medicines
Dr. Anita K.

MedIC Initiative Training

The Medicines and Insurance Coverage (MedIC) Initiative is a unique partnership between academics, health care delivery systems, health care financing institutions, and international organizations.  We seek to improve population health through evidence-informed medicines policies and programs in health systems, with a particular focus on emerging and expanding insurance schemes in low and middle-income countries (LMIC) working toward universal health coverage.


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Medicines as a Key Component of Universal Health Coverage: World Café Conversations


Medicines are central to achieving the health care access, quality, and risk protection goals of universal health coverage (UHC).  Wise medicines management and sound policies are also crucial for the financial sustainability of UHC schemes.  Countries and schemes pursuing UHC are at different stages of developing and implementing targeted medicines management and policy approaches.  Stakeholders can benefit from and are interested in sharing strategies, tools, and experiences.