Every Indian Hospital, Doctor Has To Register With Govt’s Database (How Will It Work?)
As part of the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission, the Union Health Ministry has initiated digital registration of all medical facilities and doctors.
Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission
In the same regard, it has written a letter to the state secretary and directors of health mission.
Basically, the health ministry has made it mandatory for all its health facilities to participate in the mission.
All the health facilities like hospitals, clinics, laboratories, pharmacies, radiology centres etc comes Under this initiative.
The letter mentions that where any healthcare facility is provided, they are requested to register for the digital mission.
Government Hospitals Having Management System Software
Now, government hospitals are advised to procure Hospital Information Management System Software, under the digitalisation of health records mission.
To make it easier, the Centre has made available two solutions.
This will help for the digitalisation of the health records for hospitals – e-Hospital by NIC (National Informatic Center) and e-Sushrut by C-DAC (Center for Development of Advanced Computing).
Unique Health ID For Every Individual
The Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The mission was launched via video conferencing on September 27.
The plan is that every Indian will get a unique health ID that will also work as a health account to which personal health records can be linked as part of this mission.
“Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana has reformed the entire healthcare system of India. It gives me great happiness that the scheme has served more than 2.2 crore people in the last three years to the people residing in the remotest of the areas”. Said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, while inaugurating Aarogya Manthan 3.0 to mark the third anniversary of Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) on September 25.
This task was given to the National Health Authority (NHA) as they have been entrusted with the task of implementing this initiative.