Telemedicine
National Institute of Telemedicine being set up at PGI Chandigarh

National Institute of Telemedicine being set up at PGI Chandigarh

Chandigarh: The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh is setting up the National Institute of Telemedicine, which will feature specialities in the areas of tele-consultation, tele-education, tele evidence and mHealth (mobile health care). more

Dr Meenu Singh develops mHealth-based spirometry to monitor lung health in inaccessible areas

Dr Meenu Singh develops mHealth-based spirometry to monitor lung health in inaccessible areas

Chandigarh: Dr Meenu Singh, professor of paediatrics at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh has developed mHealth (mobile-health) technology based spirometry that monitors the lung health using telemedicine technology in inaccessible areas. more

JIPMER to initiate collaborations with international telemedicine networks

JIPMER to initiate collaborations with international telemedicine networks

Puducherry: Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) is reportedly planning to initiate telemedicine collaborations with various international telemedicine networks including Telemedicine Development Centre of Asia (TEMDEC), Asia Pacific Advanced Network (APAN) and Trans-Eurasia Information Network (TEIN). more

Now, second opinions from specialists at the click of a mouse

Now, second opinions from specialists at the click of a mouse

Chandigarh: With growing instances of hospitals, especially private ones, being accused of misleading patients to jack up their medical bills, leading specialists and other doctors have been brought on an online platform so that patients could avail of a second opinion from them as to whether the treatment course being adopted for them is right and genuine. more

Initiative launched to boost telemedicine across India

Initiative launched to boost telemedicine across India

New Delhi: Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday launched SEHAT, a healthcare initiative to boost telemedicine in rural parts of India. more

Government plans to set-up National e-Health Authority

Government plans to set-up National e-Health Authority

New Delhi: The government plans to set-up National e-Health Authority (NeHA) that would promote standardization of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and facilitate its exchange across facilities in a secured manner. more

Expert opinion on cancer treatment now available online

Expert opinion on cancer treatment now available online

Mumbai (IANS): One of Asia’ biggest cancer care institution, Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) will now offer online cancer treatment options from top experts, an official said here on Tuesday. more

Apollo Hospitals broadcast surgery to 100 doctors

Apollo Hospitals broadcast surgery to 100 doctors

Chennai (IANS): A bariatric surgery performed at the Apollo Hospital at Perungudi here on Saturday was broadcast live to around 100 doctors from different hospitals using high speed internet service, the hospital said in a statement. more

mHealth market expected to reach $58.8 billion globally by 2020

mHealth market expected to reach $58.8 billion globally by 2020

Washington: With growing per capita healthcare expenditure both in developed and advanced developing countries, the mobile healthcare market is projected to reach $58.8 billion by 2020, at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 32.3 per cent from 2013 to 2020, according to a report by Allied Market Research. more

Apollo Telehealth to provide remote healthcare services in apartment complexes

Apollo Telehealth to provide remote healthcare services in apartment complexes

Chennai: Apollo Telehealth Services has embarked on providing its 24/7 remote healthcare services in apartment complexes. To begin with, Apollo Telehealth will made its remote healthcare services available at the Jain Housing & Constructions’ new apartment complex Inseli Park coming up at OMR Padur here. more