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MoS Anupriya Patelshares status on centralized health record program for Indian citizens


The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), SmtAnupriya Patel, in a written reply, in the Rajya Sabha had expressed the status of the centralized health record program for citizens. 

By Team ABLE

The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Smt Anupriya Patel, in a written reply, in the Rajya Sabha had expressed the status of the centralized health record program for citizens. 

Government of India has issued guidelines/standards with an objective to introduce a uniform standards based system for creation of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) by the Health care providers by formulation EHR Standards 2016. This uniform standard helps ensure the interoperability within different system.

The Ministry hasset up National Resource Centre for EHR Standards (NRCeS) to augment facilitation for adoption of the notified EHR Standards in technical association with Centre for  Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune for providing assistance in developing, implementing and using EHR standards effectively in healthcare Information Technology (IT) applications.

The estimated cost is Rs. 23.59 Crores, out of which an amount of Rs.4 crores have been released toCentre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune for setting up of National Resource Centre for EHR Standards (NRCeS).