Measures to develop smart healthcare in Vietnam

The Information Technology Development Project for Smart Healthcare in the 2019-2025 period has been approved by the Minister of Health Care to apply and develop digital and smart technologies in the health sector, contributing to building a modern, high-quality, equal, effective and integrated healthcare system in Vietnam.

The project has three specific goals, with the first being towards developing and gradually forming a smart health care and disease prevention system, contributing to the implementation of Vietnam’s health programme. It also aims to strengthen the application of information technology in all medical examination and treatment facilities, towards administrative reform and reducing overcrowding at hospitals as well as the use of electronic medical records to form smart hospitals. The third goal is to enhance the application of information technology in health management, develop an electronic office system, public service portal and electronic one-stop information system on administrative procedures.

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