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Health Minister inaugurates International Conference on eHealth Care

12 September 2017 | News

health minister felicitated the doctors, particularly the specialists who have successfully treated patients by e-application without actually visiting them in remote and far-flung areas

Source: Data Mining International

Source: Data Mining International

7th International Conference and Workshop on Cost Effective Use of Technology in eHealth Care was recently inaugurated by Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare at AIIMS, New Delhi.

Speaking at the function, he underscored the urgency for harnessing Information Technology for better and effective healthcare delivery in the country. Referring to the Digital India initiative of the Honourable Prime Minister, he emphasised on the need for making optimal use of technology for delivering healthcare services to the people. The Minister further stated that that e-application in healthcare will reduce cost and save time for doctors and patients.

At the event, health minister also felicitated the doctors, particularly the specialists who have successfully treated patients by e-application without actually visiting them in remote and far-flung areas.

He further stated that new technology will not only enhance efficiency but will also bring greater transparency in the healthcare and health administration.

The Minister congratulated Dr. Randeep Guleria, Director, AIIMS, Professor Deepak Aggarwal, Professor in-Charge Computer Facility and the organizing Committee of AIIMS for organizing the conference on highly contextual and important theme.

The Minister also hoped that the e-Initiative of AIIMS would go a long way in implementing the Digital India vision of the Prime Minister.

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