Standards compliant Electronic Health Records(EHR) platform

Towards a preventive and promotive healthcare driven by large scale adoption of semantically inter-operable EHR supported by standards and regulation

Interoperability of data is the foundation for advancing healthcare because, in today’s value-based market, availability of the required information is critical to making the right decisions. To do what’s best for patients, providers need to share critical information to help coordinate care across the entire continuum. Every time a person visits a primary care provider Read more about Towards a preventive and promotive healthcare driven by large scale adoption of semantically inter-operable EHR supported by standards and regulation[…]

The challenges India is facing in adopting EHR widely to improve the level of public healthcare.

The challenges India is facing in adopting EHR widely to improve the level of public healthcare?

The Government of India is trying its best to improve the overall availability, accessibility & affordability of healthcare in the country. Over the past couple of years, it has implemented many policy initiatives such as EHR standards, National Health Policy 2017, National Metal Healthcare Act etc with the hope of making India’s healthcare impeccable. However, Read more about The challenges India is facing in adopting EHR widely to improve the level of public healthcare?[…]

Indian Electronic Health Records(EHR) Standards - Part 4 : Shared clinical information models for semantic interoperability

Indian Electronic Health Records(EHR) Standards – Part 4 : Shared clinical information models for semantic interoperability

In our series of Indian Electronic Health Records posts, the next aspect we intend to analyze is about shared clinical information models for semantic interoperability. One of the major purpose that healthcare information systems should serve is the optimum delivery of healthcare services and treatment programs. Since healthcare is not just a temporary event or Read more about Indian Electronic Health Records(EHR) Standards – Part 4 : Shared clinical information models for semantic interoperability[…]

AyushEHR- A game-changing software solution for the Ayurveda and Yoga resorts.

AyushEHR- A game-changing software solution for the Ayurveda and Yoga resorts.

With the changing times and the heaps of work that needed for inter-departmental coordination, managing any industry is getting difficult. The need to collect, manage and interpret data from various business activities could only be done using pen and paper or through spreadsheet shared through google drive. But such methods have serious limitations that reduces Read more about AyushEHR- A game-changing software solution for the Ayurveda and Yoga resorts.[…]

Ayurveda-Opportunity to Reinvent & Rejuvenate to recapture lost ground

Ayurveda and Modern Healthcare – Part 3: Opportunity to Reinvent & Rejuvenate to recapture lost ground

Despite being one of the oldest and most credible medical practices in India, Ayurveda has resonance only among a limited percentage of population in the country. The comprehensive umbrella of AYUSH, which comprises of streams of treatment practices such as Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and more are known for their effectiveness. However, the patronage of such Read more about Ayurveda and Modern Healthcare – Part 3: Opportunity to Reinvent & Rejuvenate to recapture lost ground[…]

Terminology for meaningful health data

Indian Electronic Health Records (EHR) Standards – Part 5: Terminology and coding systems for meaningful clinical data

On part 4 of our Indian EHR standards series, we shed light on how the implementation of standardized information model would foster interoperability of data. Considering the diversity in health record systems, it would turn out to be tedious to attain semantic interoperability if there were no uniting terminology or coding systems standards in place. Read more about Indian Electronic Health Records (EHR) Standards – Part 5: Terminology and coding systems for meaningful clinical data[…]

National Mental Healthcare Act 2017

National Mental Healthcare Act 2017 – Part 1: Heralding a paradigm shift In the way we treat our mentally sick

The much needed reform in mental health care diagnosis and treatment arrived a year back when the National Mental Healthcare Act 2017 was passed, by the Indian parliament, for better health care deliverance and treatment of individuals with mental illness. The bill revolutionizes health care for mentally sick and approaches their concerns and problems at Read more about National Mental Healthcare Act 2017 – Part 1: Heralding a paradigm shift In the way we treat our mentally sick[…]

Ayurveda and modern healthcare – Role in the current health care ecosystem

Ayurveda and modern healthcare – Part 2: Role in the current health care ecosystem

The heritage – traditional – way of treating ailments and diseases have been prevalent and practiced for over thousands of years in India. We come from a land where ideas about plastic surgeries were discussed and documented long before people across frontiers actually started thinking about such possibilities. Ayurveda is as much of a science Read more about Ayurveda and modern healthcare – Part 2: Role in the current health care ecosystem[…]

EHR standards for security and privacy of health data

Indian Electronic Health Records(EHR) Standards – Part 3: Security and Privacy guidelines in designing a Cloud EHR

Discussions about privacy and security of personal data has been holding centre stage recently in light of the many high profile data theft and misuse of personal data that involves some of the most prominent technology companies in the world. With technology taking centre stage in almost all areas of human endeavour, countries across the Read more about Indian Electronic Health Records(EHR) Standards – Part 3: Security and Privacy guidelines in designing a Cloud EHR[…]

EHR Standards for semantic inter-operability

Indian Electronic Health Records (EHR) Standards – Part2: Vision and Goals

The National Health Policy 2017, published by the Ministry of health and family welfare, outlines the goals of the Indian Government with respect to healthcare in India. The policy lays stress on the goal of attaining highest level of healthcare across demographics and to foster an environment of both promotive and preventive healthcare. It aims Read more about Indian Electronic Health Records (EHR) Standards – Part2: Vision and Goals[…]