UST Global unveils unique telemedicine mobile app, in collaboration with Nanavati Hospital

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Kerala’s largest IT employer UST Global, Monday, announced the release of an advanced telemedicine application, developed in collaboration with Mumbai-based Balabhai Nanavati Hospital’s telemedicine centre and BlackBerry India. The application is aimed at overcoming distance barriers and improving access to medical specialists. The application helps treating patients in remote locations, where facilities are not available.

The thought behind the application is conceptualised by Pavan Kumar, head of department of cardiovascular surgery and telemedicine centre, at Nanavati hospital, in collaboration with BlackBerry India. This application helps eliminate distance barriers and improves access to medical specialists that would often not be consistently available in distant rural communities.

Source: The Health Site (link opens in a new window)

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