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[…]

The first National Resource Centre for EHR Standards(NRCeS) users’ meet showcases the increasing pace of EHR standards adoption in India

The NRCeS and CDAC organized the first Users’ meet for all the stakeholders and professionals working in the area of EHR standards adoption from across the country. The initiative was to bring together all the stakeholders to share their experiences with EHR standards adoption and create a platform to collaborate in the future. The meet Read more about The first National Resource Centre for EHR Standards(NRCeS) users’ meet showcases the increasing pace of EHR standards adoption in India[…]

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?[…]