Narayana Health, Cisco join hands to offer affordable diagnostics solution

Published: 08th September 2016 06:14 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th September 2016 06:14 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU: Cisco and Narayana Health (NH), a multi-speciality tertiary level healthcare service provider in India, on Thursday announced an alliance to help deliver affordable specialty healthcare services remotely using Cisco’s Virtual Expertise Digital Solution.

According to Narayana Health, the association will enable it to offer diagnostic services for various specialities at a cost that’s affordable with a high-quality, high-value patient experience in the areas of Neurology, Nephrology, Oncology and Cardiology to patients remotely in various parts of the country.

 “Healthcare and its inaccessibility is a persistent concern in India. We are in an era of digital transformation, and as hospitals begin this transition, we need to create infrastructure that is agile and adds value to patient care,” said Dr Devi Shetty, Chairman, Narayana Health.

Cisco will also implement modifications to hospital infrastructure enabling healthcare delivery at district centres and multi-specialty hospitals of Narayana Health Group across the country, creating a truly mobile and digital hospital experience.

Speaking on the occasion, V C Gopalratnam, CIO, APJC, President, IT and Chief of Strategy, Planning and Operations, Cisco India, said, “Using highly secure medical-grade networks with immersive visual experiences we can virtualise scarce resources including doctors, nurses and paramedics and provide access to specialist consultants remotely.”

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