SKIMS to have online payment system to facilitate patients

SKIMS to have online payment system to facilitate patients

Srinagar, Jan 11 (KNO): Director SKIMS Prof. Parvaiz A Koul Tuesday took a detailed review meeting on Hospital Information System (HIS).

According to a statement issued to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Director SKIMS emphasized on installation and implementation of Online Payment Gateway System at the institute on priority to facilitate patients.

He said the facility will make it convenient and easy for patients/attendants to make payment through an online system any time and anywhere using mobile phones, kiosks. More importantly it will decongest critical hospital service areas particularly OPD area, he added.

He also instructed concerned officers to explore the possibility of implementing PayGo Payment Gateway of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology Government Of India (A National Payment Platform) as used by AIIMS New Delhi.

He also directed to establish a fully developed Electronic Health Records System without delay to facilitate quick transfer of patient information as well as maintaining confidentiality which will prevent duplication of services and give instant access to patient information which would go a long way in helping quality research and settling medico legal issues, insurance claims and other issues.

Prof. Parvaiz A Koul insisted to make full use of IT System for quick Patient Care delivery which remains the top priority of SKIMS, he said—(KNO)

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