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Currently, the biggest challenge is the fragmentation of health data in various (health) applications and the non-uniformity of metadata in health facility information systems.

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Health has extended the information systems integration trial to 804 health facilities in West Java province, including 762 community health centers (Puskesmas) and 42 hospitals, in the Ministry’s SatuSehat platform.

“SatuSehat is a solution for presenting standard interoperability formats, so that data from information systems of various healthcare institutions can be integrated with each other,” the head of the Data and Technology Center said on Friday. Ministry of Information, Tiomaida Seviana Hasmidawati Hasugian.

SatuSehat is a platform for integrating electronic medical records (EMR) of patients across various institutions to achieve data interoperability through standardization and digitization. The trial in West Java province was implemented from November 1-3, 2022.

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“Currently, the biggest challenge is the fragmentation of health data in various (health) applications and the non-uniformity of metadata in health facility information systems,” Hasugian noted.

She noted that through SatuSehat, patient visit information and diagnostic data in Puskesmas Management Information System (Simpus) and Hospital Management Information System (SIMRS) could be exchanged between integrated health institutions with the permission of the data owner.

During the integration trial, the participants received assistance on how to send the RME data into the SatuSehat platform, she said.

Health Services Manager at West Java Provincial Health Office, Raden Vini Adiani Dewi, expects that the integration of Simpus and SIMRS into the SatuSehat platform can improve the work efficiency of health workers. provincial health.

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“We are very excited about West Java healthcare facility (systems) integration with SatuSehat because previously healthcare workers had to fill in reports in many applications,” she said. to remark.

After taking place in West Java province, the SatuSehat integration trial will also be conducted in Bali province in the near future.

The Ministry of Health has targeted 12,000 healthcare facilities in the Java-Bali region to be integrated with SatuSehat by the end of 2022, while the platform’s integration with all healthcare facilities across Indonesia is expected to be completed in 2023.

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