Dr Ranjan bats for digitisation of healthcare
Dr Ranjan bats for digitisation of healthcare

Imphal (DIPR): Health & IPR Minister Dr.Sapam Ranjan Singh has said that digital transformation in the healthcare system is rapidly growing. The Minister was speaking as Chief Guest at the occasion of State Orientation Workshop on ABDM held at Sangai Hall, Hotel Imphal on Monday. The workshop was organised by Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission, Manipur.

Dr. Ranjan said that the people can be connected with the health care facilities through digital platforms. He said that digitisation of health records of individuals can be done through Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) by downloading the ABHA App. It is also one of the innovative and advanced ideas of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he added.

He said that digitisation of healthcare will help 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, the Minister elaborated.

Dr.Ranjan informed that around five lakh individuals have been created with health identification numbers in the State. 50 percent of the total population of the State will be covered under Ayushman Bharat Digitisation Mission by the end of the year. Monitoring of the health care in the rural areas will be made easier under the mission, the Minister maintained.

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