New Delhi: Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday launched a mobile app and an online OPD registration system at Shri Dada Dev Matri Avum Shishu Chikitsalaya, a 106-bedded hospital in South-West district. The app is anticipated to make life simple for sufferers, particularly pregnant girls searching for medical care within the time of the Covid pandemic.
Delhi authorities can be working to broaden the hospital’s mattress capability to 281.
In the meantime, the federal government has introduced that it’ll have a hospital administration info system (HMIS) by 2021 to convey all hospitals within the metropolis at one platform. Later, the options of the app can be built-in with the system.
Delhi authorities goals at making remedy handy for sufferers. “Pregnant girls have to come back early morning and stand in queues for the registration, then wait for a lot of hours outdoors the docs’ rooms. This defies the foundations of social distancing as a result of the hospital turns into very crowded,” the CM stated including that folks can now ebook appointments from the consolation of their properties.
“They must attain the docs’ rooms simply half an hour earlier than the time of their appointment. I suppose that this app will massively profit the folks, not solely within the Covid instances but additionally afterwards,” Kejriwal stated.
Shri Dada Dev Hospital is a key hospital among the many mom and little one healthcare hospitals of Delhi authorities. About 10,000 deliveries are performed right here yearly. This hospital is just of 106 beds for now, however the capability can be elevated to 281 within the coming days.
“If 2-Three girls are being handled on a single mattress, this isn’t proper, particularly within the nationwide capital. The growth of the hospital will clear up this subject,” Kejriwal stated.
By way of HMIS, the federal government will convey collectively all hospitals in Delhi, together with mohalla clinics, polyclinics, multi-specialty and super-specialty hospitals. It is a very bold venture and can be accomplished inside one 12 months.
“I’ve proven the app to many individuals and the app has varied options. We are going to combine all these options with our hospital administration info system to enhance the system’s effectivity,” Kejriwal stated and urged different hospitals to plan comparable apps until the time HMIS begins functioning.