On 15th August 2020, PM Narendra Modi addressed the nation on the 74th independence Day. While congratulating he spoke about the sacrifices of many men and women for the freedom of the country. Prime Minister while announcing the highly anticipated National Digital Health Mission said that it is the need of the hour, noting that the country is struggling with the COVID-19 epidemic.
Moreover, the scheme name ‘One Nation One Health Card’ scheme will provide better healthcare facilities to people in the country.
In a digital form as a database, a medical history of a person such as a diagnosis, tests, and treatments will be recorded and saved. And an authorized person can access this from anywhere in the country. Moreover, reports suggest that a unique ID will be given to each resident who decides on this card, through which he/she will have the option to sign in to the framework
The reports will be saved in the card every time a card-holder gets a treatment, diagnosis, and test. So this step will lessen the weight of hefting around clinical records and reports, on the off chance that a patient needs to head out to different pieces of the nation for medicines. The specialists will have the option to access such clinical records with the assistance of the unique ID of the card.
Aside from the above advantages for the card-holders, medicinal services habitats, like hospitals will appreciate the accompanying advantages from the One Nation, One Health Card. The plan is likewise prone to be stretched out to incorporate drug stores and clinical stores into the workers too, later on.
Doctors, Hospitals, and Clinics Will be Linked to a central server:
As indicated by Dr. Harshit Jain, Founder & CEO, Doceree, the declaration of NDHM or National Digital Health Mission by PM Narendra Modi is an honorable advance towards further fuelling digitization in Indian social insurance.
Moreover, the digital interoperable health ecosystem places patients at the center level and empowers them in their hands as unique IDs to provide quality care and better access to healthcare facilities and doctors. Electronic health records (EHR) plays an important role in the way healthcare is delivered in the nation.
The administration’s pushed on close to home wellbeing records open through a remarkable ID approves the very actuality. Utilization of AI and man-made brainpower strategies to break down the information produced from the records will help learn disease patterns, anticipate the beginning of afflictions and propose occasional flare-ups, getting efficiencies, and viability in healthcare.
In the later stages, the presentation of e-pharmacy and telemedicine will bring much greater inclusivity. In the genuine sense, NDHM or National Digital Health Mission will take quality medicinal services to country masses and extend the yawning partition which up to this point existed among urban and rustic India. This digitization exertion couldn’t have come at a more fitting time than this when individuals are understanding the genuine capability of advanced medicinal services on the rear of the situation made due to COVID-19.