Telehealth : Where SMART Technologies connect with healthcare settings for better patient outcomes
Healthcare Service Providers are increasingly adopting multiple digital health initiatives for better patient connect and seamless delivery of patient care. FUTURE SMART Healthcare Establishments focus on providing solutions to meet the rising needs of SMART PATIENTS across the globe.
Smart Hospitals Business Sessions this year are designed to create focused discussions around TELEHEALTH Technologies as listed below
Session 1 – Telehealth Technologies , Solutions for Better Patient Care in Healthcare Settings in India
Session 2 – Delivering Quality Care through Telehealth Quality System Program in Clinical Settings
Session 3 – Health Technology Assessments and Regulatory Requirements of Telehealth Solutions in India
Program Date :
Date: 29th April 2023 – Saturday Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Venue: Hall 5, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi
The National Health Authority (NHA) has announced a Digital Health Incentive Scheme (DHIS) for the stakeholders of the digital health ecosystem. The scheme aims to give a further boost to digital health transactions in the country under the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM). The incentives under this scheme would be provided to hospitals and diagnostic labs and also to the providers of digital health solutions such as Hospital/ Health Management Information System (HMIS) and Laboratory Management Information System (LMIS).
Under the DHIS, the eligible health facilities and digital solutions companies shall be able to earn financial incentives of up to Rs. 4 crores based on the number of digital health records they create and link to ABHA (Ayushman Bharat Health Account). This incentive can be availed by the health facilities (hospitals and diagnostic labs) registered with ABDM’s Health Facility Registry (HFR) and fulfilling the eligibility criterion specified under the scheme.
Important points under ABDM’s Digital Health Incentive Scheme are:
Incentives would be provided to the following entities:
Health Facilities having 10 or more beds
Laboratory/radiology diagnostics centres
Digital Solution Companies (entities providing ABDM enabled digital solutions)
The incentives shall be provided on the basis of the number of ABHA-linked transactions i.e. the digital health records created and linked to ABHA.
Base Level Criteria
50 Transactions per bed per month
Rs. 20 per additional transaction above the base level
Diagnostic facilities /Labs
500 Transactions per month
Rs. 15 per additional transaction above the base level
Digital Solution Companies (DSCs) will be given an incentive of 25% of the incentive amount received by the eligible health facilities using their digital solutions.
For the ABHA linked transactions done by facilities not eligible for direct incentives (Clinics/ Small Hospitals/ Health Lockers/ Teleconsultation Platforms etc.), an incentive would be provided to Digital Solution Companies.
Cost Incentives for Digital solution (HMIS and LMIS) Companies
For every Transaction by hospitals/labs using their software and receiving incentives under this policy
25% of the corresponding incentive amount received by the eligible facilities
For other Transactions (including by health lockers, Teleconsultation platforms, small clinics etc.), provided the transactions are more than 200 per month
Rs. 5 per Transaction
NHA is organising public webinars starting from Dec 23, 2022 to provide detailed overview of the scheme. The schedule and link for the webinars will be available on the website https://abdm.gov.in/dhis
APIS-APCOST-DST- Science Festival (Vigyan Utsav) to be held on 21th January-2022
APIS-APCOST-DST- Science Festival (Vigyan Utsav) as a part of Celebration of 75th Year of Independence (Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav) – 21th January-2022.
Andhra Pradesh Innovation Society to Showcase State’s Policy and Infrastructure provided to encourage Innovation, R&D and Startups is participating in the celebrations of 75 years independence through “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav” in partnership with Andhra Pradesh State Council of Science & Technology (APCOST) & Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
This is an call for Startups, Innovators to attend the session.