Country of Operation
- eHealth-Care FoundationNot-for-profit
Target income level
- Bottom 20%
- Lower-middle income (20-40%)
- Middle-income (40-60%)
SummaryeHealth Care project aims to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of India's health care system through adoption of information technology.
The Mission of eHealth-Care is to help patients, physicians, and community hospitals to make appropriate use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in order to improve access and quality of health care delivery and reduce the cost of its management.
Key program components
The systems is a web based patient care system that tracks a patient's health record from the time of their joining the network and for as long as the patients manage to provide authenticated health data. It offers them an opportunity to maintain their health record and authorize their physicians to access it as needed. Physicians accessing the patient's data must have the capability to access the data. As of now they will have to use the patient given authority and input some basic data for authenticating them. This helps port their health care information to anywhere internet can be accessed. To ensure that some of the key information of the patient's is readily available in case of emergencies to serve multiple functions as required by the local health authorities a Health card is also issued Health Cards are issued to any villager who wants them for a nominal fee. It contains details like name, age, sex, user Id and Password,weight, blood group, allergies, diagnosis, treatment and medicine prescribed) and this data is uploaded and updated online which can be accessed from any where in the world by the participating physicians. The same system has also been used to generate tele-health capabilities as well. Online Medical Advice is arranged for the rural patients so they need not travel to far off places.