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    • COVID-19 care in India: the course to self-reliance 

      Balsari, Satchit; Sange, Mansoor; Udwadia, Zarir (Elsevier BV, 2020-08)
    • Data in Crisis — Rethinking Disaster Preparedness in the United States 

      Balsari, Satchit; Kiang, Mathew; Buckee, Caroline (Massachusetts Medical Society, 2021-10-14)
      To protect our most vulnerable communities from increasingly frequent climate-related extreme weather events, public health agencies and hospitals need to know — before, during, and after a disaster — who and where these ...
    • Driving digital transformation of comprehensive primary health services at scale in India: an enterprise architecture framework 

      Nadhamuni, Sunita; John, Oommen; Kulkarni, Mallari; Nanda, Eshan; Venkatraman, Sethuraman; Varma, Devesh; Balsari, Satchit; Gudi, Nachiket; Samantaray, Shantidev; Reddy, Haritha; Sheel, Vikas (BMJ, 2021-07)
      In its commitment towards Sustainable Development Goals, India envisages comprehensive primary health services as a key pillar in achieving universal health coverage. Embedded in siloed vertical programmes, their lack of ...
    • Every Body Counts: Measuring Mortality From the COVID-19 Pandemic 

      Kiang, Mathew; Irizarry, Rafael; Buckee, Caroline; Balsari, Satchit (American College of Physicians, 2020-09-11)
      As of mid-August 2020, more than 170 000 U.S. residents have died of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19); however, the true number of deaths resulting from COVID-19, both directly and indirectly, is likely to be much higher. ...
    • Hurricanes and Health 

      Dresser, Caleb; Balsari, Satchit; Leaning, Jennifer (Oxford University Press, 2022-03-23)
      Hurricanes, also referred to as tropical cyclones or typhoons, are powerful storms that originate over warm ocean waters. Throughout history, these storms have had lasting impacts on societies around the world. High winds, ...
    • Mortality in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria 

      Kishore, Nishant; Marqués, Domingo; Mahmud, Ayesha S; Kiang, Mathew Vinhhoa; Rodriguez, Irmary; Fuller, Arlan F.; Ebner, Peggy; Sorensen, Cecilia; Racy, Fabio De Castro Jorge; Lemery, Jay; Maas, Leslie; Leaning, Jennifer; Irizarry, Rafael A.; Balsari, Satchit Siddharth; Buckee, Caroline O'Flaherty (New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM/MMS), 2018)
      BACKGROUND Quantifying the effect of natural disasters on society is critical for recovery of public health services and infrastructure. The death toll can be difficult to assess in the aftermath of a major disaster. In ...
    • Protecting the Children of Haiti 

      Balsari, Satchit Siddharth; Lemery, Jay; Williams, Timothy P.; Nelson, Brett Dee (New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM/MMS), 2010)
      Haiti has long had difficulty in protecting its children from harm. The earthquake that struck the country on January 12 destroyed much of the capital, Port-au-Prince, as it killed many government officials and United ...
    • A Rapid Needs Assessment Among the Rohingya and Host Communities in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: A Randomized Survey 

      Bhatia, Abhishek; Mahmud, Ayesha; Fuller, Arlen; Shin, Rebecca; Morshed, K.A.M; Rahman, Azad; Shatil, Tanvir; Sultana, Mahmuda; Balsari, Satchit; Leaning, Jennifer (Center for Open Science, 2018-04-15)
      The Rohingya people of Myanmar have been subject to human rights violations through governmentsponsored discrimination and violence. Since August 2017, an intensified assault by Myanmar authorities has resulted in a rapid ...
    • Rebooting consent in the digital age: a governance framework for health data exchange 

      Saksena, Nivedita; Matthan, Rahul; Bhan, Anant; Balsari, Satchit (BMJ, 2021-07)
      In August 2020, India announced its vision for the National Digital Health Mission (NDHM), a federated national digital health exchange where digitised data generated by healthcare providers will be exported via Application ...
    • Regulatory Sandboxes: A Cure for mHealth Pilotitis? 

      Bhatia, Abhishek; Matthan, Rahul; Khanna, Tarun; Balsari, Satchit (JMIR Publications Inc., 2020-09-15)
      Mobile health (mHealth) and related digital health interventions in the past decade have not always scaled globally as anticipated earlier despite large investments by governments and philanthropic foundations. The ...
    • Reimagining Health Data Exchange: An Application Programming Interface–Enabled Roadmap for India 

      Balsari, Satchit Siddharth; Fortenko, Alexander; Blaya, Joaquin Andres; Gropper, Adrian; Jayaram, Malavika; Matthan, Rahul; Sahasranam, Ram; Shankar, Mark Thomas; Sarbadhikari, Suptendra N; Bierer, Barbara Emily; Mandl, Kenneth David; Mehendale, Sanjay; Khanna, Tarun (JMIR Publications Inc., 2018)
      In February 2018, the Government of India announced a massive public health insurance scheme extending coverage to 500 million citizens, in effect making it the world’s largest insurance program. To meet this target, the ...
    • Task shifting in health care: the risks of integrated medicine in India 

      Balsari, Satchit; Simon, Greg; Nair, Rajalakshmi; Saunik, Sujata; Phadke, Mrudula (Elsevier BV, 2017-10)
    • The toll of cascading crises on Lebanon's health workforce 

      Kawa, Nisrine; Abisaab, Josyann; Abiad, Firass; Badr, Kamal; El-Kak, Faysal; Alameddine, Mohamad; Balsari, Satchit (Elsevier BV, 2022-02)
    • U.S. county-level characteristics to inform equitable COVID-19 response 

      Chin, Taylor; Kahn, Rebecca; Li, Ruoran; Chen, Jarvis; Krieger, Nancy; Buckee, Caroline; Balsari, Satchit; Kiang, Mathew (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 2020-04-11)
      Background: The spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) across the United States confirms that not all Americans are equally at risk of infection, severe disease, or mortality. A range of intersecting biological, ...
    • Urban disaster preparedness of Hong Kong residents: A territory-wide survey 

      Lam, Rex Pui Kin; Leung, Ling Pong; Balsari, Satchit; Hsiao, Kai-hsun; Newnham, Elizabeth; Patrick, Kaylie; Pham, Phuong; Leaning, Jennifer (Elsevier BV, 2017-08)
      Objective: To assess the state of community disaster preparedness of Hong Kong residents and to identify factors associated with adequate preparedness behaviors. Design: A cross-sectional survey using random Global ...
    • Using Mobile Technology to Optimize Disease Surveillance and Healthcare Delivery at Mass Gatherings: A Case Study from India's Kumbh Mela 

      Kazi, Dhruv; Greenough, Paul Gregg; Madhok, Rishi; Heerboth, Aaron; Shaikh, Ahmed; Leaning, Jennifer; Balsari, Satchit (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2017-09-01)
      Background: Planning for mass gatherings often includes temporary healthcare systems to address the needs of attendees. However, paper-based record keeping has traditionally precluded the timely application of collected ...