Referral system – a mobile application that can provide health service manager or patient to choose nearest health facility for required services
AuthorRakib, Nibras Ar
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In Bangladesh there is scarcity of proper online referral system that can identify appropriate health facility while a primary or tertiary health facility could not provide the necessary service to the patient. Such tool can be very useful that can provide the service list that are required by the patient and appropriate road direction from patient’s location. According to WHO referral guide, a large portion of health seeking clients in many developing countries are seen at the outpatient clinic at secondary facilities which can be looked after at primary health care centers at lower overall cost. The model of this application can determine the proper service of facilities or diagnostic test for given disease which also able to direct the patient which road is closer to his/her location. This referral system is opened to any discussion in the light of practical experience and in order meet the goal of overall health facility system. This system may need to analyze periodically in order to meet the changes of user requirement and apply appropriately.