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Digital transformation in health care system is rapidly growing: Health Minister

Published on Tue, 14 Mar, 2023 Both

Imphal, 13th March, 2022(DIPR): Health &IPR Minister Shri Dr.Sapam Ranjan Singhhas said thatdigital transformation in health care system is rapidly growing. Minister was speaking as Chief Guest at the occasion of State Orientation Workshop on ABDM held at Sangai Hall, Hotel Imphal. The workshop was organized by Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission, Manipur.

 Minister said that the people can be connected with the health care facilities through digital platform. Digitization of health recordsof individuals can be donethrough Ayushman Bharat Digitization Mission (ABDM) by downloading the ABHA App. It is also one of the innovative and advanced ideas of the Honorable Prime Minister of India, he maintained.

He said that digitization of health care service will help to streamline and improve the health care service in the state. It will benefit the rural people where there are less health care facilities. The fast- growing Tele Health Care service and digital platform have also made it easily accessible to health check-up and treatment of the individuals, Minister added.

Shri Ranjaninformed that the around five lakh individuals has been created with health identification number in the state. 50% of the total population of the state will be covered under Ayushman Bharat Digitization Mission by the end of the year. Monitoring of the health care in the rural areas will be made easier under the mission, he added.

Additional Chief Secretary, Shri V. Vumlunmang, IAS, CEO, PMJAY, Manipur, Smt. Lantanpuii, Vanchhong, IAS, Director, Aush, Dr. Ak. Lokendro and Director, NHM, Manipur, Dr. SomorjitNingombamgraced the occasion as President and Guests of Honor respectively. Officials from National Health Agency, CMOs, Medical Superintendents, health officials, representatives from the private hospitals and others also attended the occasion.