Telecommunication technology is used for medical diagnosis and patient care, especially when the provider and client are separated by long distance. The Telemedicine services were initiated in November 2008 and it includes pathology, radiology and patient consultation.
Emergency care for the patients at a remote location is provided through satellite. We have a rural center, where the patients can consult or get an expert opinion using this technology. This system has reduced the burden of travelling to cities for medical assistance.
The connectivity is provided by ISRO
The Technical Specifications are:
- VSAT Connectivity KU Band
- Speed 256 Kbps
- Camera Sony G50 and PCS 1 P
- Dell 2 systems
- LG 42” Plasma
- Sony 21” TV