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Telemedicine Project Preamble


     Telemedicine is a rapidly developing application of clinical medicine where medical information is transferred via telephone,
the Internet or other networks for the purpose of consulting, and sometimes remote medical procedures or examinations.

Aims & Objectives -

  • To provide expert consultation to patients in remote areas.
  • Video conferencing facility for online consultation.
  • To provide continuing medical education for Medical and Para Medical staff.

1. Telemedicine in Maharashtra -

  • 7 Sept. 2006 - Pilot Project in collaboration with ISRO started in Maharashtra, Specialist Center KEM Hospital, Mumbai with 5 Remote centres. (District Hospital Latur, Beed, Nandurbar, Sindhudurg and Sub District Hospital Karad (Dist.Satara))
  • 2007-2008 - Telemedicine Expanded to additional, 20 Districts, 2 Sub-districts and 4  Medical Colleges
  • Feb. 2011- Telemedicine Network Shifted from ISRO Bandwidth to BSNL/MTNL Broadband.
  • Year 2011-2012- Telemedicine Network Expanded to 30 Sub-district/Rural Hospitals.
  • Year 2014-2015 – Telemedicine facility extended to 5 High focus/Tribal districts in SDH/Rural Hospitals - Manchar (Pune),Sangamner (A’Nagar),Chikhaldara (Amravati) ,Gokunda (Nanded), DH Nanded.

 

2. Facilities providing services -
There are total 62 patient node out of which 23 District & 39 Sub District/Rural Hospitals; where 6 specialty nodes are situated in Medical Colleges from which expert provides their opinion. Telemedicine control node at Sir J.J. Hospital, Mumbai.

3. Present Status & Performance (Achievement) –

  • Video conferencing facility for online consultation.
  • Total 212207 patient referred & expert opinions given at District / Sub district / Rural hospital through telemedicine Centre.
  • Multi CME conducted till date (on 697 topics) for Doctors & Para- Medical Staff at District / Sub District/Rural Hospitals through Telemedicine Centre.

 

 

Physical Progress Report

Year

Total No. Of Patient Referred /Opinion Received

R R Referred

2008-09

538

2009-10

3640

2010-11

4243

2011-12

16109

2012-13

21135

2013-14

27884

2014-15

26572

2015-16

31980

2016-17

29883

2017-2018

28965

2018-2019 (Dec 2018)

21258

Total

212207

 

 

 

 

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