On September 27, 2021, Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, and Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare. Participated in the video launch of Pradhan Mantri’s Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM).
The nation’s hospitals’ digital health solutions will be linked together via the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission. The Mission will not only streamline hospital procedures but also improve quality of life. A variety of additional services, including digital consultation and patient consent for access to their medical records.
Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission
The National Health Authority’s (NHA) main programmer, is creating a comprehensive digital health ecosystem for the nation. Since its widespread rollout in September 2021, ABDM has seen significant growth, with over 23 crore ABHA numbers (previously known as Health IDs), 1.14 lakh health facilities registered in the Healthcare Professionals Registry (HPR), 33 thousand healthcare professionals listed under the Healthcare Facility Registry (HFR), 6.6 lakh ABHA app downloads, and 3.4 lakh health records linked to ABHA of individuals.
Digitization of health records
The digitization of health records at the point of creation is now feasible as more people, healthcare professionals . Such as doctors, nurses, and paramedics, as well as healthcare facilities, such as hospitals, nursing homes join ABDM. Individuals can scan and preserve their previous medical records using the ABHA app . Any other personal health record (PHR) app. People will be able to engage with professionals and facilities digitally and receive high-quality, reasonably priced healthcare services regardless of their location by connecting these digital records to their ABHA.
Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission – Benefits
Increasing the speed and transparency with which medical information is transferred between patients, hospitals, and service providers. Within the ABDM infrastructure, patients can safely keep all of their medical information and records.
In the six Union Territories, the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission was successfully pilot for a year:
Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Ladakh, Lakshadweep, and Puducherry are among the Andaman & Nicobar Islands.