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The government of India’s National Digital Health Mission (NDHM) aims to build an ecosystem that will bind all stakeholders together in a unified health system.
Digital health ID not mandatory for accessing COVID vaccine: Health Ministry
"The NDHM, as it exists today, does not make a digital ID or hea...
A digital medical ID for everyone: India prepares ground for unique healthcare revamp
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60% respondents favour availing ‘Digital Health ID' but don't want to share personal data: Survey
According to the survey, 59 per cent of respondents said they want to avail‘Digital Health ID' under the Digital Health Mission programme, but do not want to share sensitive personal data beyond health and medical records.
Now both government and private hospitals empanelled under AB-PMJAY to get star ratings
The star rating of empanelled hospitals is proposed on six quality domains - effective, timely, safe, patient-centered, efficient and equitable healthcare.
Centre frames draft policy on data privacy under National Digital Health Mission
The National Health Authority (NHA), the central agency responsible for the implementation of Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, which has been mandated to design and roll out NDHM in the country, has released the draft 'Health Data Management Policy' in the public domain.
National Digital Health Mission rolled out on pilot mode in 6 union territories
The six union territories where the mission was rolled out through a pilot launch are Chandigarh, Ladakh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Puducherry, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep, the NHA said in a statement.
National Health ID in the works; Haryana, Rajasthan, Kerala and Tamil Nadu to roll out the system first
India is set to unveil a national digital health ecosystem which would digitise your personal medical records; connect diagnostic centres, medical institutions and state medical councils; provide a villager living in a remote rural block an easy appointment at the district hospital and verify all doctors in the country.
The National Digital Health Mission is ready for nationwide rollout soon
"Healthcare sector is emerging as one of the largest sectors in India and India is on the threshold of becoming a digital health nation. He said the mission of the new digital health programme is to provide for access and affordable medical health facilities to the citizens," Bhushan said.
Industry leaders to participate in UAE-India Healthcare Conference
The webinar is being hosted by the Embassy of India in Abu Dhabi and the Consulate General of India in Dubai, in association with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and Invest India.
Over 1 crore people have availed free treatment under Ayushman Bharat so far: NHA
Also, 2,132 patients have availed or are currently undergoing treatment for COVID-19 under the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna (AB-PMJAY) in the country, the National Health Authority (NHA), which is responsible for implementing the scheme, said on Wednesday.
Industry steps up to help realise Centre's health insurance plan for middle-income groups
The Missing Middle project was launched in August 2020 by NHA to enhance the scope of existing central government insurance schemes and make them more inclusive.
Only 300 Covid patients have tapped Ayushman Bharat
A month after National Health Authority (NHA) rolled out free Covid-19 testing and treatment for the deprived in private hospitals under Ayushman Bharat, only 300-odd patients have used the government’s universal health insurance scheme.
Centre steps in to provide healthcare to the poorest
However, with the rising Covid-19 cases, state governments have been converting hospitals, especially government hospitals, as dedicated facilities to treat only Covid-19 patients. This has adversely affected poor patients with serious ailments related to oncology, blood disorders and kidney. Some require regular procedures like dialysis and blood transfusions.
COVID-19 crisis highlighted need for more investment in health sector: Ayushman Bharat CEO
“The (COVID-19) crisis showed the fault lines in the health sector. India is investing too little in health and it is one of the lowest in the world. This crisis has shown that we need to do much more and we need to invest more in the primary, secondary and critical care,” Indu Bhushan was quoted as saying in the statement.