National Health Authority has launched revamped Ayushman Bharat Health Account, ABHA mobile application to manage health records under Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission. Union Health Ministry said, the ABHA app, previously known as NDHM Health Records app is available for download from the Google Play Store and already has over four lakh downloads. The updated version of the ABHA app has a new User Interface and added functionalities that enable individuals to access their health records anytime and anywhere. The existing ABHA app users can also update their previous app versions to the latest one.
The ABHA mobile application enables an individual to create an ABHA address, an easy-to-remember username that can be linked with the 14-digit randomly generated ABHA number. The mobile application also enables users to link their health records created at Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission compliant health facility and view them on their smartphones. The application also allows self-uploading of physical health records, along with sharing of digital health records such as diagnostic reports, prescriptions, CoWIN vaccination certificates after the consent of an individual.