In summary, Digital Healthcare Foundation Bangladesh will develop an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes.
These technologies can help in everything from offering patients a convenient way to book appointments and pay bills online, choosing and grading the physicians and facilities, comparing the qualities and effectiveness of medicine, different tests and examinations, allowing doctors to use electronic health records for their diagnosis and prescriptions.
The program will encourage patients to prepare and maintain Electronic Health Record (EHR) gradually, and extract benefits while consulting doctors at home and abroad.
NRB including doctors, IT specialists and volunteers will be invited to contribute to the program and engaged with their respective capacities.
The program will have a special focus on geriatric healthcare, adolescent-healthcare, teen- agers addicted to cyber culture, female disease, maternity health and child care too.
The program may start from a pilot project in Armed Forces, Upzilla or social group using doctors and the patient. Software/E-health apps integrating all information regarding the service providers and the facilities will prepared by prominent IT farm prior to that for using in the mobile set or PCs. It will also integrate various health apps already existing both in Bangladesh and other countries if found suitable and facilitating. Timeline for the program to unfold along with research and trial, financial and legal implications will set and reviewed time to time.