Uganda: Mulago Hospital to include digital ID in patient management

Uganda’s Mulago Hospital has been upgraded with ICT systems for the management of the facility. Among these systems is a patient management system that will use patient’s national identity number (NIN) to track patient care and billing records. According to a report by the Daily Monitor, the hospital has biometric devices to capture NIN details. The Mulago Hospital is 106 years old and is the country’s premier teaching and referral hospital.