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SKIMS to go digital provide hassle free healthcare to common people

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By: Mudasir Khan VOV


In a big step SKIMS will provide hassle free healthcare to common people and for this purpose they have integrated the Hospital Information System with Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission.

By this facility, the healthcare facilities will be provided to the common people without waiting in long queues as now these facilities will be provided in a seamless digital manner.

SKIMS will now start an online payment system and for this purpose they have signed MoU with J&K Bank. Now the patients can deposit the fee online from their homes and had not have to wait for hours to deposit the fee at any window of SKIMS.

The event was organized by the Department of IT & Electronics & Communication, Information Technology and Hospital Administration SKIMS. “It is a major step towards hassle-free, digitized and integrated healthcare services and will benefit the general public to draw the benefit of healthcare facilities in a seamless digital manner,” SKIMS said in a statement.

On the occasion, SKIMS also signed an MOU with J&K Bank for starting an online payment system which is seen as another big step towards digitization for better patient care.

Additional Chief Secretary, Health & Medical Education Vivek Bhardwaj who was Chief Guest on the occasion lauded the SKIMS for its robust Health Information System.

He said integration of SKIMS with Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission will mark a new beginning and the SKIMS will become a role model for the entire country.

He emphasised the digital revolution in various aspects of life is making huge strides to ease our lives, case in point being current elections in the country wherein results are declared virtually the time the voting finishes. He congratulated SKIMS for taking the lead in the UT in the segment as also in the Country.

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