Putin ordered approval of the plan of connecting hospitals to the Internet

Путин поручил утвердить план подключения больниц к интернету

Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government until March 15, 2017 to approve the plan-schedule connection of all Russian hospitals and clinics with high speed Internet connection, follows from the instructions on implementing the presidential address to the Federal Assembly, published Tuesday on the Kremlin website.

“The government of the Russian Federation to prepare, jointly with the bodies of state power of subjects of the Russian Federation and to approve a schedule of connection in 2017-2018 hospitals and clinics to broadband Internet, including in order to implement the practice of citizens advice experts from leading Federal and regional health organizations using the capabilities of telemedicine technologies. The deadline is March 15, 2017”, — stated in the message.

In addition, the Russian government instructed until July 1, 2017, together with the bodies of state power of the Russian regions to provide such a connection in accordance with the schedule.