National Health Mission launches project ‘Niramay’ in Assam

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National Health Mission launches project ‘Niramay’ in Assam

Recently the National Health Mission, Assam in collaboration with Piramal Health and Cisco launched the project “NIRAMAY” to demonstrate the integration of digital health technology to strengthen public health care delivery in the state.

The NHM initiative aims to develop the digital backbone of the health system in India, including a training program for pilots to launch the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission in line with the national guidelines envisaged in the state.

The ‘Niramay’ project is based on Piramal Health’s indigenous health technology platform ‘Amrit’. “AMRUT” integrates itself with the national digital health ecosystem, and empowers the beneficiaries as well as healthcare providers.

About Project Niramay

  • This is a digital health project. It will provide services related to tele-consultation, patient health records and digital health infrastructure in three aspirational districts of Assam.
  • It aims to leverage the experience gained by Piramal Swasthya (NGO) and Cisco to facilitate the launch of Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) in the state. ABDM will develop a digital base for transformation of healthcare delivery systems in the state and the nation.

ABDM is a voluntary healthcare program. It aims to connect various stakeholders such as doctors, hospitals, citizens etc. with an integrated digital health infrastructure. This will reduce the gap between them.

Source: The Hindu

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