eVaidya – Telemedicine Project Pilot In Urban Health Centers (PPP)
The State has given two Urban Health centers in Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam on pilot to eVaidya, a tele, ePHC concept. 60-70 patients are being catered to at these centres. Various diagnostic tests are also being conducted at these centres with manpower being provided by the PPP Partner. Drugs are also being distributed to the patients. The EMR of the patients are hosted on cloud enabled infrastructure and the access to various MIS reports is made available.
Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK)
Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) is a new initiative aimed at screening over 27 Crore children from 0 to 18 years for the 4 Ds - Defects at birth, Diseases, Deficiencies and Development Delays including Disabilities. Children diagnosed with illnesses shall receive follow up including surgeries at tertiary level, free of cost under NRHM.
The RBSK program has been enabled through a cloud based, Tablet PC system, providing dashboard based reports for various levels of administrators/doctors at all levels. Role based access management system has been designed, which helps officers at various levels to check reports as per the hierarchy.
MCTS & RCH
Tablet PC based MCTS program launched in the State. Tablet PC based RCH program to be rolled out in the State by November first week, in two pilot clusters.
Mee Arogyam – Primary Health Solution from EMC
Mee Arogyam is a pilot project launched in Visakhapatnam District on 15th August, 2015. The program is designed and being rolled out by EMC, Bangalore. The program envisages “Please include what we line of activity we intend to undertake, like NCD, CD etc”.
As a pre-cursor to the eHealth project, eHMS with SCM project (eHospital Management System with Supply Chain Management) has been conceived and the progress is as below:
- The project is World Bank funded project through the DeitY, GoI (24.97 Cr. For unified state; 14 odd Crores for AP, as per the ratio of division in the State Reorganization Act).
- The DPR was approved by the MoHFW, Government of India, before being forwarded to the DeitY, GoI for Administrative Approval and Fund sanction.
- The project covers 4 Health Facilities for end-end Hospital Management System. One Teaching Hospital, One District Hospital and Two Area Hospitals are part of the pilot phase. (KGH, Narsipatnam, Anakapalli, Tuni)
- CDAC is the Solution provider for the project. The eHMS software customization is completed for the four pilot hospitals.
- Infrastructure commissioning is in various stages of completion. Roll in the next 2-3 months.
- NIC Cloud infrastructure has been leveraged as the back-end infrastructure as directed by the MoHFW, GoI.
- SCM project has been rolled out in the entire state on 9th June, 2015. The health facilities are making optimum utilization of the program, but for a few connectivity issues at few remote places, which the Government is looking into. Around 32 Lakh transactions have already taken place online for disbursement of medicines through the system.
- The eHMS with SCM application from CDAC is HER Standards compliant and since CDAC is partaking in all the Standards/Guidelines preparation with the MoHFW, GoI, and the changes if any from time to time are being incorporated in their software.
- The application has a unique patient identifier called “CR – Central Registration” number. In the State we are also leveraging the high ratio of AADHAAR coverage, which enables in mapping the patients’ and their records through a unique identifier.
- The system is quite interoperable and already integrated with the SRDH of the State and DR.NTR Vaidyaseva (Aarogyasri) Application.