Health Cabinet Secretary Susan Nakhumicha has challenged Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital (KUTRRH) to combine digital processes of their operations to facilitate interface and integration of distant services.
Speaking on Wednesday throughout a tour of the hospital, the well being CS stated the transfer would be sure that lower-level well being services profit from specialists domiciled on the referral facility and enhance workflow by connecting sufferers to their care.
While outlining the Ministry of Health deal with harnessing digital healthcare options, the CS urged KUTRRH to supply tele-health and digital healthcare help to decrease stage hospitals in Counties and Sub Counties.
“That method it will be sooner and extra environment friendly to cope with a medical case because the specialist will have already got interacted with the affected person’s situation earlier than the affected person bodily arrives on the facility. Observed Nakhumicha.
While lauding the hospital administration for strides registered for the reason that hospital grew to become operational, the CS pledged the federal government help to additional improve high quality of service.
Nakhumicha challenged County governments to arrange PET scans on the regional stage in order to profit from the radiopharmaceuticals produced by the Cyclotron machine at KUTRRH and additional enhance on early detection of the illness which continues to burden many Kenyans.
She famous the necessity for Level 4&5 County Hospitals or regional blocks investing in a Pet-CT Scans for them to get radiopharmaceuticals from the KUTRRH Cyclotron for prognosis of most cancers at County stage.
The CS reiterated the Government dedication to supply Kenyans with the requisite high quality healthcare together with help to operationalize the CyberKnife providers at KUTRRH for non-invasive robotic radiation remedy for cancerous and non-cancerous tumours.
During the go to, the CS toured the emergency space, Cathlab, Special clinics, paediatric wing, built-in molecular imaging centre and the oncology centre the place she took time to have interaction sufferers present process therapy.
She was accompanied by Acting Director General for well being Dr. Patrick Amoth, KUTRRH board chairperson Professor Oliver Mugenda, KUTRRH CEO Ahmed Dagane alongside different senior officers from the ministry of well being.
Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health, Kenya.