AIIMS Delhi takes digital route, to be paperless from January 2023

AIIMS Delhi

AIIMS Delhi Director Dr M Srinivas said on Wednesday that the country’s premier healthcare institution will go paperless from January 1, 2023. He has issued an office of memorandum to all the Heads of the department, Chief of Centres, and IT/Telemedicine/OPD Nodal officers of all departments on the implementation of all modules of e-Hospital.

Recently, the National informatics Centre (NIC) team presented the list of modules functional at AIIMS and demonstrated various modules.

An oversight monitoring committee and a working committee will be constituted for implementation of all modules of e-Hospital. A weekly progress report in a standardised format with percent work done will be submitted by the NIC Team.

“Nodal IT officers will be nominated by all Departments/ Centres/ Sections for coordination with NIC and Computer facilities,” it said.

With AIIMS Delhi going paperless, the staggering of slots will be implemented at all levels for crowd management in a new OPD appointment. Automated email to be sent to concerned doctors for their next-day appointments.

Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABHA) will be mandatory for all patients coming to New Rajkumari Amrit Kaur OPD of AIIMS. OPD Appointments will be doctor (faculty/senior residents) specific. The system would have arrangements for redistribution in cases of Non- availability/leave, etc. Dashboards should be available for OPD statistics.