Medical services through phone on anvil

Monday, October 28, 2013

Apollo Hospitals — which is already running a telemedicine project — is planning to ramp up its plans of providing medical services through technology like Bluetooth enabled glucometers or stethoscopes to send ECG results or sugar test to its panel of doctors. Last week saw the launch of a 46-member strong conglomeration of hospitals, health insurers, medical service providers under the aegis of NatHealth or the Health Federation of India which among other things plans to provide access to standardized healthcare at reasonable cost.

Source: The Times of India (link opens in a new window)

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health care, public health, rural healthcare delivery, telemedicine