Mr Jai Ganesh Udayasankaran, M.Sc, MBA
Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust, INDIA
Jai, works as the Senior Manager of Healthcare Information Technology and Telehealth at Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust, a Public Charitable Trust based in India. He has been involved in the planning, procurement, implementation of a wide spectrum of digital health projects like web-based Hospital Information Systems (HIS), Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) for medical image management, telemedicine, tele-education, mobile point-of-care, minimum data set and standardization in Electronic Health/Medical Records, Hospital Management Information Systems (HMIS) for mobile hospitals providing rural outreach services, web portal for proactive and continuous monitoring of patients with chronic ailments, capacity building and technical assistance in e/mHealth. He has been a resource person for various national eHealth convergence missions and Health Information Systems (HIS) strengthening workshops in South East Asia and Western Pacific Regional countries organised by Ministries of Health along with World Health Organisation (WHO), Asian Development Bank (ADB) Asia eHealth Information Network (AeHIN). He is an active participant in several online discussion groups, communities of practice and working groups including Digital Health and Interoperability from the Health Data Collaborative. He has also been a mentor for students and clinicians pursuing research on health informatics and innovative applications of information and communication technology (ICT) tools in health care services.