The state secured second place in the country for having linked 1,68,254 health records following Andhra Pradesh in the first place.
Story so far: At the Aarogya Mathan 2022 held in New Delhi on Monday, Karnataka won healthcare awards for the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) and Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM). KC General Hospital in Bengaluru was awarded the Ayushman Utkrishtata Puraskaar for being the top government hospital that digitised the highest number of patient records.
- The state also ranked second after Uttar Pradesh for the highest number of healthcare facilities added to the National Health Register.
- Dharwad district hospital received an award for being the top-performing government facility in India.
Bagged five awards: The Health and Family Welfare Commissioner tweeted that he received five awards for the state under the ABDM.