Federal Minister for National Health Services Aamer Mehmood Kiani invited Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) Chairman Umer Saif and his team to automate and introduce innovative technologies to Federal Health Setup.
Dr. Saif presented multiple successful initiatives that have been implemented by PITB in Punjab. Primarily focusing on Hospital Information Management System (HIMS).
This system was presented 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 in reducing the patient load. The Federal Minister appreciated the innovative efforts implemented by PITB and encouraged them to work with the Federal Health Setup to improve access of the best health facilities to the common man.
It was committed that all the health facilities in Islamabad territory will be integrated using stat of art. Information technology integrated ambulance system and bed registry will also be established in capital city.