On 15 July, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare(MoHFW) issued report on National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB) and invited public comments on it by 4th August. This report has specific details of the building blocks required to fulfil the vision of National Health Policy 2017 and an action plan for realizing Digital Health in a comprehensive manner. The key features of the blueprint include a Federated Architecture, a set of architectural principles, a 5-layered system of architectural building blocks, Unique Health Id (UHID), privacy and consent management, national portability, EHR, applicable standards and regulations, health analytics and above all, multiple access channels like call centre, Digital Health India portal and MyHealth App.
The report can be accessed here.
We have requested the MoHFW to let us submit our inputs on the report by 15th September. Therefore, you are requested to send your inputs by 11 September 2019 so that NASSCOM can make a timely submission to the MoHFW. Please email us your inputs at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com .