On Thursday, 5 May 2022, Asst. Prof. Jiraphat Nawarat, Deputy Director of Walailak University Hospital, Dr. Charupa Lektip, School of Allied Health Sciences, and the Center for Academic Service, Walailak University, hold a meeting to discuss the application development process for physical therapy services with the working group of Chumchon Sathit Walailak Phatthana Tambon Health Promotion Hospital in Tha Sala District, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province.
The development is part of the project titled “the sustainable development of integrated health service delivery networks for the elderly in Walailak Demonstration Community”. The project mentioned earlier has been in operation for three years with a mission of providing academic services to develop the surrounding communities and helping in solving communal problems in the 2022 financial year.
Thus, this development plays a significant role in improving the elderly health service delivery networks and the potential of elderly rehabilitation and healthcare systems. Moreover, it was operated in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being, ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for of at all ages, and SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals, establishing cooperation with relevant agencies.
In the event, Asst. Prof. Jiraphat Nawarat, as Head of the project, introduced the mobile app mockup which was eHealth, a relatively recent healthcare practice supported by electronic processes and communication. It will be able to allow healthcare providers to easily access the patient database, assess health problems, and powerfully provide healthcare services. In addition, Mr. Somchok Nongnual, Director of Chumchon Sathit Walailak Phatthana Tambon Health Promotion Hospital as well as the working group of the hospital gave suggestions throughout the meeting and had an uncompromising commitment to establish partnerships with Walailak University in order to enhance the application. The staff will bring the data relevant for future analysis and the next operational plan.