‘One month of digital transformation during the pandemic is as effective as a whole year’

Mr. Truong Gia Binh, Chairman of FPT, assessed that thanks to digital transformation and technology application, District 7 has become a model in Ho Chi Minh City’s anti-epidemic.

From September 26, District 7 started operating the Covid-19 Epidemic Control Center, economic recovery and public administrative services. The center was established within 10 days, by more than 200 engineers from FPT Corporation in collaboration with the People’s Committee of District 7. By applying technology such as AI, Big Data…, after more than a month of operation, the center Center to support District 7 to control the epidemic well, as well as lay the foundation for the economic recovery process, towards building an electronic government, a model digital government of the city.

“The digitization of information is our long-standing desire. Leaders at all levels can direct and make decisions based on data analysis, and even forecast scenarios to take appropriate action. The pandemic is also an opportunity to change the way we work. The center’s activities are proof that a month of digital transformation during a pandemic can be as effective as a whole year ago,” said Mr. Truong Gia Binh. spoke at a conference to evaluate the effectiveness of the center’s phase one on 4/11.

Sharing the same opinion, Mr. Le Van Thanh, Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of District 7, affirmed: “Digital transformation not only helps control Covid-19 but also accelerates the goal of building public administration and digital government to serve people. better people and businesses, thereby helping District 7 quickly stabilize its security and recover the economy.”

Mr. Le Van Thanh (right cover), Vice Chairman of District 7 People's Committee presented about data digitization, technology application in disease control and forecasting and economic recovery.  Photo: Khuong Nha

Mr. Le Van Thanh, Vice Chairman of District 7 People’s Committee, presented about the application of technology in disease control and forecasting. Photo: Khuong Nha

“This is the first time in 24 years since the establishment of District 7, all data on population, security and order, Covid-19 data, infection situation, vaccination rate to economic recovery situation. The district’s economy, traffic… are updated daily, hourly, connected to the leader’s phone,” said Mr. Vo Khac Thai, District 7 Secretary.

Describing in more detail the results achieved after operating the center, Mr. Thanh said that the digitization of data on positive cases, the rate of vaccine coverage, human resources in the health sector, community care teams… are constantly updated to ensure that district leaders have an accurate assessment of safe areas, even forecasting possible scenarios to proactively respond.

“As a result, from 700 businesses operating during the pandemic, up to now, the district has nearly 4.5 thousand businesses back to work. The district’s budget revenue in October reached 470 billion VND, nearly equal to the budget revenue of the whole quarter. III. So far, no positive cases have been detected in business households, which are signs that can confirm that District 7 is safe for production activities”, said Vice Chairman of District 7 People’s Committee.

District 7's automatic healthcare switchboard will automatically record the process of receiving people's calls and directly report data and statistics to district leaders.  Photo: Khuong Nha

District 7’s automatic healthcare switchboard automatically records the process of receiving people’s calls and directly reports data and statistics to district leaders. Photo: Khuong Nha

In addition to receiving and taking care of F0 through the city’s 1022 switchboard, the district also built its own switchboard, two-way care. Mr. Thanh gave an example, an F0 calling the switchboard will be automatically connected to the nearest medical station by the system. Within one minute, if the doctor at the station doesn’t answer the phone, the call will automatically go to District 7 hospital. If the hospital doesn’t answer the phone in the next minute, people will be connected to the ward chairman and go to the emergency room. higher. All call histories are recorded to attribute responsibility and progress to an assessment of the staff’s behavior and service to the people.

“With public administrative services, people still have to go to an online portal to submit documents, then to another platform to look up, then to another application to reflect… Coming soon, the district will gather them all into one app called District 7 online to make it easier for people to register for public services,” Thanh said.

Meanwhile, Mr. Nguyen Van Khoa, General Director of FPT, affirmed that the corporation will continue to cooperate with District 7 and Ho Chi Minh City to transform digitally, apply IT in information management, build and manage key systems. digital rights, online electronic licensing with services of household business registration, house number, road digging…

After completing the first phase of the Covid-19 Epidemic Control Center, economic recovery and public administrative services, District 7 and FPT Corporation continued to sign the second phase of cooperation.  Photo: Khuong Nha

District 7 and FPT Corporation continue to sign the second phase of cooperation. Photo: Khuong Nha

Nguyen Van Nen, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, said that in the near future, 5K, vaccines, drugs and technology will be the mainstays of the fight against the epidemic. “If you want to be safe, you must control the disease. To control it, you must have technology, you can’t do it manually. A month of cooperation between District 7 and FPT has produced precious seeds that need to be multiplied as soon as possible.” , he said.

Mr. Should said that among the three important goals of people’s health, the health of the economy and people’s daily life, technology must be at the vanguard, solving the problems of forecasting, resource control, etc. infection. If these things are done, people’s beliefs will change. People need to be fast, transparent, and fluent – things that technology has been able to do.

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