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, US

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

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

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

5 Articulate Labs, Inc , San Francisco, CA, US

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

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

8 University Hospitals Center for Emergency Medicine, Cleveland Medical Center , Cleveland, OH, US

9 Lifesupporters Institute of Health Sciences , Mumbai , IN

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

11 Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health , Boston, MA, US

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

13 Harvard Business School , Boston, MA, US

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

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

*all authors contributed equally

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  • Satchit Balsari, MD, MPH
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