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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Health News, ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: On Wednesday, the Ministry of Health was instructed by Prime Minister Albind Keziwar to select a company to issue health cards to all residents of the city by February 2021. This system will be introduced by August next year.

Healthcards, which are part of the Ambitious Health Information Management System (HIMS) implemented in Delhi state hospitals, identify and track basic clinical details of patients and immunize children based on QR codes. Make sure that services such as continue. -You can effectively perform medical examinations. The entire family is mapped to provide active health data.

Kejriwal gave instructions while checking the HIMS project, e-health card, and helpline. Authorities were asked to confirm that the helpline would be completed by mid-2021. Health Minister Satyendar Jain expressed satisfaction with the work done on the HIMS, e-Health Cards and helpline, while instructing the department to complete them within a certain time frame.

Under HIMS, the web portal and mobile app will be launched. A cloud-based database of health information for all residents will be maintained, making information available to people on one platform, useful in emergencies. All patient care services, hospital management, budgeting and planning, supply chain management, backend services and processes are under the system.

“Once implemented, Delhi will be the only state with a cloud-based health care system. The facility will be expanded to private hospitals in the future,” said the Delhi government.

The e-Health Card helps you map the resident of all eligible schemes and programs. The integration with HIMS is for seamless information exchange. A physical card with a QR code will be issued to each person after physical confirmation. Preparations will also be made for issuing modified or duplicated cards.

A centralized center with two escalation levels will be set up to implement the scheme. At the first level, the operator receives calls and messages, provides the caller with relevant information, and creates a report. At the second level, Delhi government doctors and specialists promise to meet patients. In case of emergency, they immediately accept the patient’s call and resolve their problem. If necessary, they will contact a illness specialist.

The center will have a total of 45 seats, 5 of which are at peak times. The number of seats at night and on holidays may be reduced by 10. Each shift in a 24-hour call center will be 8 hours.

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