SKIMS conducts workshop on promoting use of Family of International Classification


Srinagar: The department of Hospital Administration SKIMS in collaboration with Govt. of India Central Bureau of Health Intelligence ROH&FW Jaipur Rajasthan today conducted a day long workshop on promoting the use of Family of International Classification.

Director SKIMS & Ex-officio Secretary to Govt. Prof Parvaiz A Koul who was chief guest on the occasion complimented the department for organising the event to sensitize stakeholders and appreciated MRD SKIMS for proper implementation of classification coding. He underscored the importance of correct codification of data to have robust & honest database to facilitate policy makers.

He advised resident doctors to record the diagnostic details correctly for accurate codification which translates into a good database to have informed health policies.

Dean Medical Faculty Prof. Bashir A Laway &and Dr. Deepak Saxena Senior Regional Director, MOHFW Jaipur as guest of honours in their addresses also underlined the importance of disease classification system for accurate data generation.

Prof. Laway thanked Hospital Administration SKIMS & Govt. Of India Central Bureau of Health Intelligence, RoH Jaipur Rajasthan for organising the event which he said will help with useful inputs to boost the inplace classification system at SKIMS.

Organising Chairman & Medical Superintendent SKIMS Prof. Farooq A Jan in his address highlighted the importance of the ICD-10 classification in hospital record management. He said classification system is in vogue in SKIMS since its inception and he credited Medical Record Department SKIMS for its proper and effective utilization

Dr. Samina Mufti Faculty Incharge MRD and organising secretary of the event thanked the invited guests and SKIMS administration for support.

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