The health Ministry told how to work the electronic sick leave


In Ukraine will soon introduce electronic sick leave.

As told at the briefing the Minister of health, Maxim Stepanov, electronic hospital more comfortable for the patient and any doctor, reports the with reference to Browser.

“Every year the Ministry of health procured sick leave of more than 4 million UAH, in the future it will be inappropriate,” he said.

According to Stepanov, already developed appropriate mechanisms and in conjunction with the Pension Fund model is implemented using the electronic hospital.

“We asked our hospitals to test this model. It will be filled on web resources of the Pension Fund, where the doctor will be able to fill and with the help of digital signature to sign this hospital”, – said the head of Ministry of health.

He added that now there is a test mode, and to obtain feedback from hospitals. Already responded to more than 700 hospitals.

“I think a week or two we protest and configure the system, and in August we plan to run” – predicted Stepanov.

First, the system will operate in test mode, when there will be electronic, and normal hospital, in order that the transition was gradual and all got used to it.

“In the future we will quickly move completely to electronic hospital registry, which will reduce any fraud,” he said.