Wednesday, April 2, 2008

'Pre-hospital management can be initiated in ambulances'

Telemedicine makes geography history

It may never ever be possible to spend Rs 30,000 crore annually to put up, every year, 750 hospitals of 250 beds each, to achieve the minimum WHO (the World Health Organisation) standards. Yet, using ICT (information and communication technology), we can provide healthcare to suburban and rural India, assures Prof K. Ganapathy, Head of the Division of Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Apollo Hospitals Chennai, and President of the Apollo Telemedicine Networking Foundation.


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