AYUSHMAN BHARAT DIGITAL MISSION (ABDM)
ORIENTATION HELD FOR JOINT DIRECTORS/ DIRECTORS OF STATE TO PROVIDE INDEPTH KNOWLEDGE OF ABDM BUILDING BLOCKS AND THE WAY FORWARD
The National Health Authority (NHA) conducted a two-day orientation workshop of Joint Directors/directors at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay on March 10 and 11.
Dr R. S. Sharma, CEO, National Health Authority, welcomed the participants for the workshop and congratulated them for being the part of a national mission aimed to bring revolution in Healthcare sector in India. ABDM emphasises on interoperability and single source of truth while making healthcare services accessible to every citizen of India. Dr Sharma also briefed upon the unified health interface (UHI) providing new avenue to the healthcare sector by ensuring interoperability and ease of access to the service providers.
The welcome address was followed by a presentation by Dr Praveen Gedam, Mission Director, ABDM and Addl. CEO, National Health Authority. Dr Gedam described the architecture of ABDM, recommendations for HMIS, steps to be taken by States and addressing the queries of participants in relation to the vision, mission, objectives and strategy of ABDM.
During the two-day workshop, different aspects of ABDM, Ayushman Bharat Health Account, ABHA App (earlier known as PHR Record App), Healthcare Professionals Registry (HPR), Health Facility Registry (HFR), sandbox, UHI, legal standards, Health Data retention policy, etc. were discussed in detail.