Centre issues guidelines for e-health records
The Union health ministry has issued new standards and guidelines for implementation of interoperable electronic health records (EHR), a move seen as the foundation for digitalisation of healthcare data in the country.

The standards, notified by the ministry , aim to set uniform norms for capturing, storage, retrieval, exchange, and analytics of healthcare data and information, including images and clinical codes. It also puts forth guidelines for maintaining privacy and confidentiality of such information....