"SatuSehat is a solution to present standard interoperability formats, so the data of various health facilities' information systems can be integrated with each other," Head of the Center for Data and Information Technology of the ministry Tiomaida Seviana Hasmidawati Hasugian said here on Friday.
SatuSehat is a platform to integrate patients’ electronic medical records (RME) among various facilities to realize data interoperability through standardization and digitization. The trial in West Java Province was implemented on November 1-3, 2022.
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"Currently, the biggest challenge is the fragmentation of health data in various (health) apps and the non-uniformity of metadata in the information systems of the health facilities," Hasugian noted.
She remarked that through SatuSehat, patients’ visit information and diagnosis data in the Puskesmas Management Information System (Simpus) and Hospital Management Information System (SIMRS) could be exchanged among the integrated health facilities with the permission of the data owner.
During the integration trial, the participants were given assistance on how to send the RME data into the SatuSehat platform, she stated.
Head for Health Services at the West Java Provincial Health Office Raden Vini Adiani Dewi expects that the Simpus and SIMRS integration into the SatuSehat platform could improve the effectiveness of work of health officers in the province.
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“We are very enthusiastic about the integration of (the systems of) the health facilities in West Java with SatuSehat since earlier, health workers had to fill the reports in many apps," she remarked.
After being held in West Java Province, the SatuSehat integration trial will also be conducted in Bali Province in the near future.
The Health Ministry has targeted 12 thousand health facilities in Java-Bali region to be integrated with SatuSehat at the end of 2022, while the integration of the platform with all health facilities throughout Indonesia is targeted to be completed in 2023.
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