CM launches Odisha e-Hospital Management Information System

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched an online platform for providing efficient and hassle-free health services, Odisha e-Hospital Management Information System (OeHMIS) on Friday.

The State Government in association with the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC), Noida took this initiative.

The patients can register online and access their individual Electronic Health Records online through a web portal or mobile app under the system.

Launching the platform, the CM said, in the initial phase, OeHMIS will be launched on a pilot basis at the Capital Hospital, Bhubaneswar and the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack while the initiative will later be extended to other health institutions.

With an estimated cost of around Rs 1,416.82 lakh, the project will be completed in two years as the Government has allocated the funds under the State budget.

The OeHMIS will provide a computerised platform for online recording of clinical parameters of patients and reporting of performance criteria of hospitals.

It will improve efficiency and reduce paperwork through automation of processes such as diagnostic reports, prescription details and advice given by different specialists. It will also promote rational prescription of medicines and will ease the process of prescription audit, a release informed.

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