Published on in Vol 24, No 1 (2022): January

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/27952, first published .
Applying Human-Centered Design Principles to Digital Syndromic Surveillance at a Mass Gathering in India: Viewpoint

Applying Human-Centered Design Principles to Digital Syndromic Surveillance at a Mass Gathering in India: Viewpoint

Applying Human-Centered Design Principles to Digital Syndromic Surveillance at a Mass Gathering in India: Viewpoint

Ahmed Shaikh   1 * , MD ;   Abhishek Bhatia   2, 3 * , MS ;   Ghanshyam Yadav   4 * , MD ;   Shashwat Hora   5 * , MBBS, MBID ;   Chung Won   6 * , MD ;   Mark Shankar   7 * , MD, MBA ;   Aaron Heerboth   3 * , MD ;   Prakash Vemulapalli   8 * , MD, MBA ;   Paresh Navalkar   9 * , MD, MBA ;   Kunal Oswal   10 * , BDS, MPH ;   Clay Heaton   3 * , BA, MS, SM ;   Sujata Saunik   11, 12 * , MA ;   Tarun Khanna   13 * , PhD ;   Satchit Balsari   3, 14, 15 * , MD, MPH

1 Institute for Critical Care Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, United States

2 Carolina Health Informatics Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

3 India Digital Health Network, Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States

4 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, United States

5 Articulate Labs, Inc, San Francisco, CA, United States

6 Department of Emergency Medicine, Memorial Hermann Hospital -Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, United States

7 Department of Emergency Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center, New York, NY, United States

8 University Hospitals Center for Emergency Medicine, Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, United States

9 Lifesupporters Institute of Health Sciences, Mumbai, India

10 Department of Public Health Dentistry, Sharad Pawar Dental College, Maharashtra, India

11 Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, United States

12 Department of General Administration, Government of Maharashtra, Mumbai, India

13 Harvard Business School, Boston, MA, United States

14 Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, United States

15 Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess- Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States

*all authors contributed equally

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  • Satchit Balsari, MD, MPH
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