NT builds HealthLink project to enhance national public health

NT joins hands with GBDI to launch a project to connect patient health information across the country, piloting 100 hospitals, targeting 100 more hospitals in the year ’22, hoping to raise the level of public health in Thailand.

Dr. Wongkot Vichak Sangsit Executive Vice President Digital Business National Telecommunications Public Company Limited or NT said that NT, together with the Institute for Promotion of Big Data Analytics and Administration (GBDI)

Launched a project to connect patient health data across hospitals or Health Link to allow doctors to access patient records. NT provides and maintains the Cloud for Health Link projects based on FHIR (fast healthcare interoperability resources), the international standard for exchanging health information.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Teeranee Achalakul, Director of the Institute for Promotion of Big Data Analytics and Management (GBDI), said that the Health Link project is a collaboration of many sectors, including NT, who are in charge of Krungthai Cloud.

The service provider of the application, the Medical Council of Thailand, to connect to the database of doctors. and the Ministry of Health Connecting the information of the affiliated hospital groups The service is within the wallet application.

on the main menu page health bag Started testing the system last July. It has 100,000 users and is expected to increase to 1 million by 2022.

In this year, 100 hospitals participated in the data link, and it is expected that by 2022, another 100 will be added, while the data collected in the first phase, such as general information, drug allergy, diagnostic disease.

The next phase will expand many more parts, such as congenital disease information. Patient information Allergy information drug resistance information

Dr. Pradit Somprakit, Senior Vice President, Information Department, Bangkok Hospital As a representative from a private hospital said that the Health Link project requires cooperation from all parts.

This project is considered a good starting point. may not be complete But finally, when there is a lot of information All parts will benefit together and lead to the development of better data collection. extending to the use of the information obtained to analyze the results standardize data recording and public health planning in Thailand

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