New Delhi, Sept 27: Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said the launch of Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is another citizen-centric and growth oriented effort that aims to modernise and revolutionise India’s healthcare system.
It will leverage technology to improve healthcare delivery and will seamlessly bring all the stakeholders in the field of health on a single online platform, he added.
The mission will help connect healthcare solutions across the county and enable exchange of longitudinal health records of citizens with their consent, Pradhan said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission.
Under this, a unique digital health ID will be provided to the people, which will contain all the health records of the person.
Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission will play a big role in eliminating problems in medical treatment of poor and middle class, the Prime Minister said.
Via technology, work done by Ayushman Bharat to connect patients with hospitals across the nation is being further expanded and given strong technology platform, Modi added.
The pilot project of the National Digital Health Mission was announced by the Prime Minister from the ramparts of the Red Fort on August 15, 2020.
Currently, the project is being implemented in the pilot phase in six Union Territories.