Federal Minister for National Health Services Aamer Mehmood Kiani invited Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) Chairman Umer Saif and his team to automate federal health setup and introduce innovative technologies.
Dr. Saif briefed the minister about multiple successful initiatives that have been implemented by PITB in Punjab, primarily focusing on Hospital Information Management System (HIMS).
This system is meant to reduce the load on big hospitals such as PIMS and Polyclinic and has successfully been implemented in 25 DHQs in Punjab.
He proposed automated managing of the workflow of patients as a key factor to reduce the patient load.
The federal minister appreciated the innovative efforts implemented by PITB and encouraged its team to work with the Federal Health Setup to improve access of common man to best health facilities. It was committed that all the health facilities in Islamabad territory will be integrated using stat of the art technologies.
Information technology integrated ambulance system and bed registry will also be established in the capital city.