The Minister of Health Malaysia, Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad, in one of his comments stated, the Ministry of Health (MoH) is resolved to guarantee that the electronic medical record (EMR) framework can be acknowledged inside three to five years in all emergency clinics and centers across the country.
Taking note of that the EMR framework is one of the essential and key computerized foundation for structure an advanced health biological system, he said the framework would take into consideration the whole centers and medical clinics to be coordinated.
It will at that point empower the health offices to accomplish a consistent degree of patient data administrations and frameworks, without any obstructions or hindrances to getting to tolerant data. Luckily with EMR, MoH will have the option to improve the adequacy of health benefits regarding patient care and the executives.
Some portion of the MOH Malaysia’s ICT Strategic Plan is to accomplish an institutionalized advanced health motivation and the vision is for a coordinated healthcare framework to give far reaching health administrations to the individuals. An incorporated healthcare requires data that streams from various frameworks and different sources yet interoperability between data frameworks still stays a test. Along these lines, advancing the utilization of health informatics norms that is perceived globally is significant in seeking after this vision.
“In Malaysia, we are persistently creating and overseeing models with worldwide benchmarking. Among the measures executed incorporate the Malaysian Health Reference Data Model (MyHRDM), Malaysian Health Data Dictionary (MyHDD), ICD, ISO TC 215, LOINC and SNOMED CT,” said Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, Director General of Health Malaysia.