Telemedicine Aids Healthcare: Khader

Published: 13th September 2015 04:41 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th September 2015 04:41 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU:  Various aspects of telemedicine like technology, practice, legal issues, and business models were discussed in detail at the inauguration the conclave, ‘Impact and Trends in Telemedicine 2015’, organised by Telemedicine society of India, Karnataka Chapter in association with PeopleHealth India.

Minister of Health and Family Welfare U T Khader said telemedicine helps in addressing and alleviating various healthcare issues. Telemedicine society of India has been constantly working towards educating medical practitioners about the benefits of telemedicine to reach out to patients in remote areas.

Dr Sunita Maheshwari, president of Telemedicine Society of India - Karnataka Chapter said, “Telemedicine sector in India is growing each day.

Keeping in lieu with this growing trend, TSI, Karnataka has built the competency to conduct feasibility studies, evaluation of existing telemedicine programmes and implementation of telemedicine and eHealth initiatives in government, private and social sectors.

Through Telemedicine society of India, we intend to create a platform for doctors and hospital Owners and help them set-up telemedicine solutions.”

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