Digital transformation in health care is rapidly growing, says minister Ranjan


Imphal: Health and IPR minister Dr Sapam Ranjan Singh said digital transformation in health care system is rapidly growing, at the occasion of State Orientation Workshop on ABDM held at Sangai Hall, Hotel Imphal.

The workshop was organised by Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission, Manipur.

She said the people can be connected with the health care facilities through digital platform. Digitization of health records of individuals can be done through Ayushman Bharat Digitization Mission by downloading the ABHA App. It is also one of the innovative and advanced ideas of the Prime Minister of India, he maintained.

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He said 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, he added.

Ranjan informed that the around five lakh individuals has been created with health identification number in the state. Fifty percent 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.

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Additional chief secretary V. Vumlunmang, IAS, CEO, PMJAY, Manipur, Lantanpuii, Vanchhong, director, Aush, Dr Ak. Lokendro and director, NHM, Manipur, Dr Somorjit Ningombam graced 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.


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