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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Indian Electronic Health Records(EHR) Standards – Part1 : Its need & purpose for the country and what it means to you

Electronic medical records(EMR) is one of the revolutionary innovations in the medical sector. It allowed clinicians, doctors and wellness practitioners to adopt a uniform and a more optimized tool to diagnose illnesses and ailments, come up with tailored treatment agendas and even know intricate patient related information like pathogens, side effects to certain medicines and Read more about Indian Electronic Health Records(EHR) Standards – Part1 : Its need & purpose for the country and what it means to you[…]

New Government Schemes & initiatives indicate a very important role for IT in Healthcare in India. Are your ready for the future?

Reviewing the role of Information Technology (IT) in healthcare in India, we could say that we have not been successful in achieving the fullest of our potential. We still lack the enabling role of information and communication systems in healthcare to optimize wellness management in India. If we are to look deeper, we are yet Read more about New Government Schemes & initiatives indicate a very important role for IT in Healthcare in India. Are your ready for the future?[…]