JIPMER starts tele-evidence service, enables doctors to attend court proceedings online

Friday, November 11, 2016

Puducherry: Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Puducherry has started a tele-evidence service, which enables doctors to attend a court case without leaving the premises.

JIPMER Director Dr S C Parija said this facility had been created as per the guidelines and norms of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, reports The Hindu.

Tele-evidence means attending court cases by doctors online without physically making an appearance in court, according to Dr Parija. Recently, a JIPMER doctor attended a court hearing online and gave his statement.

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