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Kerala is rolling out eHealth web portal – Here’s how to book a doctor’s appointment online


  • Kerala the government has deployed an online health portal named ‘ehealth.Kerala” to book doctors’ services in all public hospitals online at the dates and times specified.
  • The health insurance card will keep all health data of every individual in the state, which can be consulted by the doctor of any hospital.
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The government of Kerala led by Pinarayi Vijayan has launched an online health portal named ‘ehealth.Kerala’, which will help people book doctors’ services at all public hospitals online at scheduled dates and times to avoid overcrowding for ambulatory tickets and vouchers (OP).

The Chief Minister of Kerala, at the launch event, said: “At present it has been implemented in 311 hospitals where this queue management system has been implemented. People can make appointments with doctors through the e-health portal and it will be easier for doctors to refer patients to other hospitals.

The health card will store all the health data of every individual in the state, which the doctor at any hospital can access.

How to create a unique health identifier on the portal?

  1. Open the official “ehealth.Kerala” website on any smart device, then click “Register”.
  2. Then enter your Aadhaar number. An OTP will be generated to the registered mobile number.
  3. After entering the OTP, a personal health identification number will be available.
  4. Then you will receive a 16 digit personal health identification number and password on your registered cell phone number.

How to make an appointment on the portal?

  1. Log in to the portal with your unique personal identification number and password, then click on “New appointment”.
  2. If your reservation is a referral, record this information, then select the details of the hospital and department.
  3. The tokens for the selected day will appear on your screen after adding your hospital details, you can select your time token that suits you.
  4. You can also print the token and you just need to show it to the hospital.

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