Sunday, January 22, 2006

Indian Medical Informatics News-Telemedicine link for Air India

"A telemedicine link between Air India facilities in Mumbai and Narayana Hrudayalaya has been launched. The hospital has installed ECG machines, one each at the Mumbai airport, at Nariman Point and the Air India clinic, and started interpreting the ECG data here.
If an Air India passenger, staff or crew develop chest pain or other symptoms of possible heart trouble, he/she can be immediately checked and referred without delay to cardiologists at Narayana Hrudayalaya."
Full article with details at-
Thought for the future- May be in future we will have top hospitals catering to passengers and customers at all major Airports etc with systems of Telemedicine and Teleradiology.....

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