The work for expanding and introducing the residents health management information system planned for this year was successfully conducted on a nationwide scale.
Ri Tong Chol, senior staffer of the Ministry of Public Health, said that the Sixth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea stressed the need to introduce the system and methods for more rational, efficient and advanced medical service for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the people and the promotion of their health and provide relevant conditions, adding that nationwide efforts were made to promote the work for expanding and introducing the aforesaid system into more than 390 ri hospitals and polyclinics planned for this year from the beginning of the year and it has now been finished.
The Ministry of Public Health and relevant areas are pushing ahead with the work to improve the informatization level of medical service, including the introduction of the system, while sprucing up ri hospitals and polyclinics as befit medical service bases as a follow-up to the last year's efforts.
In Rason City officials have taken an active part in expanding and introducing the system, organizing work carefully according to a well thought-out plan to fully providing all kinds of necessary equipment and materials in advance and effectively conducting the work to improve the practical qualifications of medical workers.
As a result, the work to expand and introduce the system into Sinhaedong Hospital of Rajin District, Uamdong Hospital of Sonbong District and other units planned for this year was finished first in May.
South Phyongan and South Hwanghae provinces and Nampho City also worked out detailed yearly plans for their rural medical service units to perfect medical service systems, means and methods based on advanced medical technology and modern medical equipment and carried out the work to that end in a substantial way, thus successfully finishing the expansion and introduction of the residential health management information system in the localities.
Ri Tong Chol said that the success has provided enough conditions for more rational and advanced medical service for the promotion of the people's health.