Trial of the SatuSehat platform at 738 East Java Puskesmas
Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Health is conducting a trial to integrate digital medical records of patients from 738 public health centers in East Java (Puskesma) with the SatuSehat app, according to the ministry’s Digital Transformation Office (DTO).
“For three days, 738 Puskesma in East Java will participate in a trial to assess the readiness of interoperability between patient data registration systems that is underway with SatuSehat,” the office’s chief operating officer, Oscar, said Thursday. Baskoro.
SatuSehat, which means “one health”, is a platform that integrates data, analytics and services that support the exchange of individual health data between healthcare institutions.
The platform has been integrated into the Puskesmas management information system (Simple) to enable application inputs to improve service efficiency and meet program needs while serving as a basis for policy creation.
According to Baskoro, the trial is being undertaken to assess the readiness of Puskesmas, as primary health service providers, to carry out health technology transformation.
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East Java was chosen as the province for the initial integration of SatuSehat after officials from DTO and other institutions visited and assessed the Puskesma’ the use of Simple end of August 2022.
“From this visit, we have seen that East Java becomes the province with the highest number of Puskesma who actively use the Simple candidacy,” he said.
Through SatuSehat, patients can receive their health information more seamlessly since hospital medical records are digitally saved on the app with the approval of data owners, he noted.
The Puskesma will join the SatuSehat integration trial as alpha and beta participants. Alpha is a trial group that includes 32 regional public hospitals in Jakarta and 9 vertical hospitals.
Meanwhile, the beta group includes 41 health service institutions of private hospitals, laboratories, private practices and pharmacies that were chosen after registering for the trial and passing the ministry’s selection.
The trial and mentorship of Puskesmaalpha and beta participants will be undertaken in parallel until SatuSehat can be made public, Baskoro informed.
After East Java, the ministry will expand the trial to Puskesma on the other side all parts of Java and Bali, and then several other parts of Indonesia.
“It is expected that by the end of 2022 there will be around 12,000 health service establishments which will be integrated into SatuSehat and all health service establishments by 2023,” a- he declared.
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