«India has seen rapid technological growth, and smart phone ownership & internet penetration has helped in accelerating and expanding the digital healthcare space. Healthcare data digitization is the collation of comprehensive patient history that can be accessed and adapted for effective clinical use. Indian healthcare digitization although a seemingly herculean task is seeing progress. Healthcare data and metadata movement is essentially sensitive in nature which needs superior levels of security and privacy standards. The digital health ID, under NDHM, is a digital identification card having identifying data (such as health records) about the patient. The health ID initiative by the Government is a positive step to support interoperability and create a hassle-free process to digitally access and share a patient’s health records.»

Article written by Anurag Khosla

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Bw Health Care World