HCMC applies electronic medical record

As per a plan, each dwellers in Ho Chi Minh City will have electronic medical records with the aim to have connection of electronically-stored health information in a digital format.

HCMC applies electronic medical record

Deputy Chairman of People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem has just signed the implementation plan of electronic health record for the period 2019-2025 to take care and improve city dwellers’ health with the orientation to management of health care nationwide.
A person’ electronic health record would be saved on the software and shared with medical facilities to make sure every people to receive continuous taking care especially people with non-communicable diseases.
Medical facilities should look at a patient’s health record in internet and add more information of examination and treatment into e-medical record according to regulation.
Additionally, each health record of a person will be kept secretly. Each patient will have their own code and the soft ware will be nationwide applied soon.

By THANH AN - Translated by DAN THUY

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