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National Health Policy suggests Aadhaar linked Health Information Network

The National Health Policy 2017, approved by the Union Cabinet a couple of weeks ago, envisages the creation of a health information network, and the setting up of a National Digital Health Authority (NDHA): 1. National Digital Health Authority: the policy suggests the setting up of a National Digital Health Authority (NDHA) will be set up "to regulate, develop and deploy digital health across the continuum of care", given "the integral role of technology(eHealth, mHealth, Cloud, Internet of things, wearables, etc) in the healthcare delivery." 2. Aadhaar linked Health Information Network for sharing patient data By 2020, the government will ensure a "district-level electronic database of information on health system components", and "Strengthen the health surveillance system and establish registries for diseases of public health importance." By 2025, it intends to establish a "federated integrated health information architecture, Health Information Exchanges and National Health Information Network". The National Health Policy that the health information architecture will "link systems across public and private health providers at State and national levels consistent with Metadata and Data Standards (MDDS) & Electronic Health Record (EHR)". "Collaboration with private sector consistent with Meta Data and Data Standards and Electronic Health Records would lead to developing a seamless health information system. The private sector could help in creation of registries of patients and in documenting diseases and health events." It suggests: Aadhaar: Exploring the use of “Aadhaar” (Unique ID) for identification. Patient registries and big data analytics: Creation of registries (i.e. patients, provider, service, diseases, document and event)…

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