e-health project in Sircilla soon

e-health project in Sircilla soon
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The State government is planning to launch the e-health project for the first time in Rajanna Sircilla district, as a pilot project. The government’s ambitious project is aimed at connecting the peripheral hospitals with the district hospitals and teaching hospitals and to bridge the gap between healthcare delivery across the State.

Siricilla: The State government is planning to launch the e-health project for the first time in Rajanna Sircilla district, as a pilot project. The government’s ambitious project is aimed at connecting the peripheral hospitals with the district hospitals and teaching hospitals and to bridge the gap between healthcare delivery across the State.

With the initiation taken by Vakati Karuna, the Commissioner of Health, Medical and Family Welfare Department, the representatives of Tata Health Trust and District Medical and Health Officer Dr Maruthi Rao met District Collector D Krishna Bhaskar at his chamber in the Collectorate on Tuesday, to discuss the launch of e-health project in Rajanna Sircilla district as a pilot project.

The project envisages the development of Electronic Health Records (EHR) of the population and end-to-end automation of all government healthcare institutions along with the integration of an electronic demographic database.

The Manager of IT department, G Karthik, speaking to The Hans India said, “complete information about the health of every individual will be maintained digitally through e-health records (paperless). People can get complete details of their health either by logging through the health code, which will be allotted to them or through their Aadhaar number and can easily diagnose the disease they are suffering with.”

The e-health initiative has basically two arms - a public health component and a hospital automation module. The highlight will be the public health module, which is going to be launched very soon in the four districts of united Karimnagar, he informed.

The central data server will hold the health date of all citizens, collected at all levels of interaction within the health system. including the data collected by the health field workers, he added.The representatives of Tata Health Trust Ch Venkateshwalu, Srinivas, Dr Sitharam, Bhagirath, and Venkat were among those who met Collector D Krishna Bhaskar.

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