July in Ukrainian hospitals will work electronic health

Electronic health system, eHealth will work with July this year. First, the program will join the hospital in which already there is the Internet and computers. Then the system will start to function across the country. This at a press conference said by the acting Minister of health Suprun and the head of the project office of e-health systems Yuriy Bugay.

The program will give patients the opportunity to choose a doctor and make an appointment at a convenient time. To do this, the Ukrainians in the hospital must be signed with the family doctor or physician contract. After the doctor will make the system patient information: passport data, identification number, telephone and email to confirm your registration. The doctor will not have access to information without the consent of the patient.

“Doctors no longer have to spend half a day to fill the papers. All will be available on a single resource. The doctor should heal, not do paperwork,” said Suprun.

The patient will be able to keep track of the work schedule of the physician availability in hospital free medicines. The physician will make entries in the electronic health record. History of disease, vaccination and the results will be in the profile of the patient on the eHealth website.

Since June, the hospital will begin to register in the system and to sign contracts with patients as doctors. First, in the eHealth register of therapists, family doctors and pediatricians. Later the system will go a specialized doctor.

According to the head of project management office eHealth Yuri Bugai, the Ministry will give all regions the opportunity to join the program. It will be basically the medical institutions that already have Internet services and equipment. The pilot regions will be to choose.

To date, the Ministry of health has prepared a demo version of the electronic system ehealth-ukraine.org.