Integrated Health Information Platform (IHIP)

Centre for Health Informatics has organised a One-Day Knowledge Sharing Session/Workshop on the "Integrated Health Information Platform (IHIP)" on July 23rd, 2016 at National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW), Munirka, New Delhi – 110067. 
An Integrated Health Information Platform (IHIP) is being setup by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). The primary objective of IHIP is to enable the creation of standards compliant Electronic Health Records (EHRs) of the citizens on a pan-India basis along with the integration and interoperability of the EHRs through a comprehensive Health Information Exchange (HIE) as part of this centralized accessible platform. IHIP is envisaged to enable better continuity of care, secure and confidential health data/records management, better diagnosis of diseases, reduction in patient re-visits and even prevention of medical errors, better affordability, optimal information exchange to support better health outcome, better decision support system, and thus eventually facilitating improvement in the reforms of treatment and care of public health at National-Level. 
The goal of this workshop was to brainstorm on the situation regarding exchange of clinical/health information across hospitals/Health Information Systems (HIS), and to discuss case studies of successful HIE among diverse healthcare facilities, using the recommended standards for EHR notified by MoHFW. 
The full-day workshop was divided into the following categories of case presentations/discussions: 
1.        EHR (Standards Compliant) Implementation Strategies and Industry Best Practices 
2.        Health Data Integration and Warehousing 
3.        Interoperability and HIE 
The participants of the workshop has given the presentations on the aforementioned Technical Session categories. The Senior officials of the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare had attended the programme. 

  • PUBLISHED DATE : Jul 27, 2016
  • LAST UPDATED ON : May 29, 2017


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