-ViduSuwa – A Patient Centric eHealth Solution for Sri Lanka
The pilot project of ViduSuwa, links the Specialist in a city with a patient in a peripheral setting via an electronic media; the solution is presently implemented in two hospitals in Sri Lanka (http://www.vidusuwa.com)
Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) together with University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC) and Health Ministry of Sri Lanka has launched a patient-centered e consultancy project, which is full of benefits to both patients and physicians. The project called “Vidu Suwa” that bring comfort to the rural patient, specialist doctor and the peripheral clinic is an ICT oriented project came into operation in Sri Lanka connecting a base hospital and a district hospital to make specialist e-consultancy service available to patients in rural areas. In this first ‘vidu suwa’ endeavour the Marawila base hospital is the specialist e-consultation centre while the Dankotuwa district hospital is the e-care clinic.
Launched on 22nd June 09
Mobile communication system and electronic medical health record system