Japan: Health Center Real-time information-sharing System on COVID-19 (HER-SYS)

Submitted by siha on Mon, 07/20/2020 - 17:29

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (17.07.2020) The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare introduces a new coronavirus infected person information grasp and management system (HER-SYS) as an urgent response in order to reduce the work burden of public health centers and to speed up information sharing.

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Information on covid-19 infected patients (symptoms, places they have been) can be registered electronically in the centralised system and shared between related parties such as patients, doctors, health authorities, the government and local governments.

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