All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh and American company Evolco have an agreement on telemedicine technology. People living in remote mountainous areas without medical facilities in Uttarakhand will get the most benefit from it. With this technique, he will be able to seek health-related consultation with specialist doctors of AIIMS.
AIIMS Director Prof. Ravikant said the Evolco company is based in California, with branches in Lucknow and Bangalore in India. The company has developed the Patient Screening and Telemedicine technology based on Artificial Intelligence. He said that AIIMS has tied up with the company to provide medical services to the people living in the hill areas.
He told that with telemedicine technology, patients from far-flung hill areas will be able to get medical advice from the specialist doctor of AIIMS sitting at home. This will not only provide quick medical help to the people living in the mountainous areas, but they will be able to get rid of the problem of coming to AIIMS Rishikesh for treatment by traveling hundreds of kilometers from their villages.
This will also not economize their time and money. Nodal Officer of AIIMS Telemedicine Unit Prof. Vartika Saxena said that on behalf of AIIMS, Director Prof. Ravi Kant, signed by Dr. Vineet Dhyani, Senior Vice President, and Evolco Company.
Significantly, AIIMS Rishikesh has been established to provide the best health services to the patients, under which the AIIMS administration is constantly striving to provide world-class health services to the patients. For this purpose, a telemedicine unit was established in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh in the month of June 2018, Tele counseling, telemedical services, and telemedical education are being provided in the health centers established in the inaccessible hilly areas through the unit. Members of the AIIMS Telemedicine Unit, Dr. Yogesh Behurupi, Dr. Madhur Uniyal, etc. were present on the occasion.