Telemedicine Facility for Pilgrims
- 16 Jul 2018
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The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has joined hands with Jammu and Kashmir’s Directorate of Health Services-Kashmir (DHS-K) to set up a telemedicine
- It will provide real-time treatment for high-altitude and other ailments that pilgrims frequently face in the region. An Intensive Care Unit will handle critically ill patients.
- The telemedicine facility will enable the doctors posted at the hospital to connect in real time to the tertiary care institutions of the country. Expert opinion on
super-specialitieslike cardiology, neurology and respiratory medicine can be sought for timely intervention.
- The Post Graduate Institute of
MedialEducation and Research, (PGIMER), Chandigarh; the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi; the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Srinagar, etc. will be among the country’s top hospitals available through the telemedicine facility.