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J&K bags second position in country in generating ‘scan and share OPD’ tokens

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Srinagar: J&K acquired second position across the country in generating ‘Scan and Share OPD’ tokens surpassing Karnataka state by generating more than 7,92,641 tokens in August 2023, a government statement informed Friday.

“The ‘Scan and Share’ queueless registration process has taken new heights under Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission J&K and is turning out to be a game-changer for ease of OPD registration for patients in the healthcare institutions of J&K,” the government statement said.

This facility was rolled out in April 2023 and extended to 71 healthcare institutions across J&K. Trained manpower was deployed for facilitating on-ground human resource and hand holding of patients for availing this queue less digital service, it said.

General public approaching the hospitals have hugely appreciated this initiative of the government which has resulted in penetration of around 70-90 percent conversion from physical to digital mode.

This initiative has not only saved the time of patients and their attendants at the long queues at the hospital but also marginalized the demographic errors of the patients during their registration. A paperless record of health shall be maintained for all the citizens which shall be accessible to stakeholders at the consent of the patient. In J&K the healthcare institutions have generated 7,92,641 tokens in a short span of 4 months’ time.

“Scan and Share is changing the game, making patient registration more convenient and patient-focused,” the statement said.

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