Telemedicine

CWS – BITS Pilani using Telecom Technology to Provide Healthcare Services

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UGC Centre for Women Studies (CWS) at BITS, Pilani has joined hands with Sewa Bharti, Pilani to open new vistas for the people by inaugurating a Telemedicine Centre, first of its kind in Shekhawati Region of Rajasthan. The centre aims at delivery of health care services across distances using telecom technology. Inaugurated on the occasion of 60th Independence day, by Dr. L.K. Maheshwari, Vice Chancellor, BITS-Pilani, the Telemedicine Center would be beneficial towards improvisation of health care accessibility, immunization drives, educating young mothers and children about hygiene and general cleanliness. Using the software ‘Remedy Kit’ and internet technology, vital information regarding pulse rate, heart beat, blood pressure, ECG can be transferred over the broadband link from Seva Bharti to Medical Center, BITS-Pilani. The health care personnel at Medical Center will analyze and diagnose the health condition and prescribe the medicines which will be available at Seva Bharti Complex. The entire procedure will take merely 3-5 minutes.

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