Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday launched "Swasth Haryana" mobile app to provide people relief from long queues at civil hospitals.
Through this app, patients can get themselves registered at any civil hospital and three medical colleges of the State for healthcare facilities, Vij said this during the launch of the app. The app is available on Google Play Store.
The Health Minister said that the government is consistently working to contain the spread of Covid-19 and to augment it further, the Haryana State Health Systems Resource Centre (HSHRC) has developed “Swasth Haryana” mobile app.
Among the salient features of this app. are registration of patients in advance along with demographic information of patients, access to their past registration records and visit to any health institute and OPD of their choice. Furthermore, the patients will be able to download their test reports on their mobile phones and patients will also get information about the nearest blood bank through this app.
Vij elaborated that now the patients can get themselves registered in advance before going to the hospital through this app while sitting at home. Thus, the crowd of people at the hospitals can be managed in a systematic manner. With this app, the patient can directly go to the specialist doctor and no longer does he need to stand in long queues, he added.
With this app, patients will also get access to their laboratory report on their phones and do not have to go to the hospital to collect their report. Moreover, the medical history of the patient will be stored in this app and can be accessed anytime.
The Health Minister also said that there are many other facilities in this mobile app such as information on the nearest blood bank (blood bank has been integrated with e-Raktkosh and information about availability of blood units can also be accessed here). Besides this, information pertaining to mother-child care and vaccination will also be available, he added.