Dimagi’s Senior Field Engineer, Derek Treatman, is among the 11 individuals named as the top 11 innovators in mHealth by the mHealth Alliance and Rockefeller Foundation for 2011. Derek was recognized for developing CommCare Sense, a specific user interface for CommCare, Dimagi mobile health platform, designed for low-literate community health workers which integrates locally recorded audio messages and culturally appropriate imagery.
The winners were selected through an online nomination process which sought individuals who have used mobile technology in innovative ways to improve health systems and outcomes, particularly in the most remote areas of the world. The 11 winners will be recognized at the 3rd annual mHealth summit in Washington D.C. which started on Monday, December 5, 2011.
More information about the winners and the contest is available here.