National Digital Health Mission

AB-PMJAYAyushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana
AERBAtomic Energy Regulatory Board
AIArtificial intelligence
APIApplication Programming Interface
ASHAAccredited Social Health Activist
AYUSHAyurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Sikka, Homeopathy
BoCWBuilding and other construction workers
CAPFCentral Armed Police Forces
CCIMCentral Council of Indian Medicine
CDACCentre for Development of Advanced Computing
CDSClinical decision support
CGHSCentral Government Health Scheme
CMEContinuing medical education
DGHSDirectorate General of Health Services
EHRElectronic health record
EMRElectronic medical record
ESICEmployee State Insurance Corporation
FHIR-R4Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources Release 4
GCCGovernment Cloud Computing
GISGeographic information system
GoIGovernment of India
HCPHealth Claims Platform
HIPHealth information provider – any entity that creates health information pertaining to a user and is ready to share it digitally with users by adopting to compliant software.
HIUHealth information user – any entity that intends to view health records of an individual, with their informed consent using compliant software.
IECInformation, education and communication
IndEAIndia Enterprise Architecture
IoTInternet of things
IPDIn-patient department
IRDAIInsurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India
ISOInternational Organization of Standardization
ITInformation technology
JAMJan Dhan- AADHAR- Mobile Phone
KPIKey performance indicator
KYCKnow Your Customer
LOINCLogical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes
M-CardMobile card
MCIMedical Council of India
MeitYMinistry of Electronics and Information Technology
MoHFWMinistry of Health and Family Welfare
NCDNon-communicable diseases
NDHBNational Digital Health Blueprint
NDHMNational Digital Health Mission
NeGDNational eGovernance Division
NHANational Health Authority
NHPNational Health Policy
NHRRNational Health Resource Repository
NHSNational Health Stack
NICNational Informatics Centre
NICSINational Informatics Centre Services Inc.
NIKSHAYNational Tuberculosis Elimination Programme
NINNational identification number
NMCNational Medical Commission
NQASNational Quality Assurance Standards
OPDOut-patient department
OTOperation theatre
OTPOne-time password
PACSPicture archiving and communication system
PHRPersonal Health Record
PNDTPre-natal diagnostic techniques
POCPrivacy Operations Centre
PTCAPercutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
RCHReproductive and child health
ROHINIRegistry of hospitals in network of Insurers
SDGSustainable Development Goals
SNOMED-CTSystematized Nomenclature of Medicine — Clinical Terms)
SOCSecurity Operations Centre
TPAsThird party administrator
UHCUniversal health coverage
UTsUnion Territory
VPCVirtual Private Cloud
WCDWomen and Child Development
Abbreviations Related to National Digital Health Mission