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Unified Health Interface will act as a market enabler and will provide multiple health services: Dr RS Sharma, CEO, NHA

Unified Health Interface will act as a market enabler and will provide multiple health services: Dr RS Sharma, CEO, NHA
15 Jul, 2022
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The Unified Health Interface will act as a market enabler and will provide multiple health services. It is a unique attempt to build interoperability between healthcare providers and facilitate exchange of healthcare data and can ultimately make quality healthcare accessible & affordable to all, said Dr. RS Sharma, CEO, National Health Authority (NHA) on Friday.

NHA is organising its first hackathon under the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission Hackathon Series from 14th to 17th July at Pune, Maharashtra in hybrid format.

While speaking at the launch of first hackathon organsied by NHA under the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission in Pune, Dr Sharma said: “This hackathon is the first in the series of hackathons we are planning to hold. This will encourage young talent in this country to contribute to the enhancement of the building blocks of our digital healthcare ecosystem and create innovative solutions for the country and the world.”

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In addition to the Unified Health Interface (UHI), the hackathon is also focused at mobilising the health start-up ecosystem in India by bringing together individuals and organisation to develop innovative solutions.

The performers will be given a challenge track on two major themes: Innovation Track-- a challenge for innovative solutions to power digital health in an open network around various use cases such as teleconsultation, ambulance booking, lab tests, physical consultation booking, lab tests booking.

The other one is Integration Track-- a challenge to accelerate development of applications that are compatible with UHI and integrate these applications with the applications of other such participants to enable digital health transactions on the UHI network.

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Dr Praveen Gedam, Additional CEO, NHA among other officials from Maharastra government were present at the event.