The state government of Delhi has informed that a cloud-based Health Care Information Management System is likely to be rolled out by March 2022. This announcement was made by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal while reviewing the progress of health project in Delhi.
- Along with Health Care Information Management System, a health helpline will be issued and special surveys will be conducted to issue e-health cards for residents of Delhi.
- Delhi will become the only state in India to have a cloud-based Healthcare Information Management System.
- The project will be implemented across private hospitals soon.
Health care Information Management System
It was announced during high-level meeting in Delhi on 11th November 2020. He also announced to issue an e-health cards in all state government-run hospitals. Under HIMS, every citizen of state will be issued e-health cards to ensure the availability of benefits of government healthcare services. HIMS will focus on healthcare delivery process such as patient care, supply chain management, hospital administration, planning & budgeting, and backend services. System comprises of a health helpline and a 24×7 call centre to assist patients when they need consultation and health-related information.
Working of HIMS
Health Care Information Management System is a cloud-based and digitized system that will enable citizens to access information on single platform. It will integrate e-health cards into HIMS. Hospitals can also access patients’ past health records and relevant information using the HIMS.
It will have two components- Operator at health helpline call centre which will take up calls and messages of people to help them with required information and Doctors & experts who will offer appointments on issues recorded by operators to offer immediate solutions in emergency cases.
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