PDMD ties-up with Columbia Asia Hospitals for Telemedicine services in Cameroon

Digital has transformed health care and made geographic boundaries hazy. As part of the E-health initiative, the Telemedicine program at Columbia Asia Hospitals, extends expertise of its renowned physician from India to meet the needs of Patients across the globe. This is a good example of how digital has managed to create new care models.

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Role of Tele-medicine in home care in India

Healthcare  has evolved from a simple physician-patient equation to a highly complex process wherein the entire setup is managed by a team. This becomes all the more true as one moves across the spectrum of primary to tertiary care with the latter being provided in large hospital facilities.

A single patient in the being prepared for surgery for instance can have a cardiologist (to advise about his stent),  an endocrinologist (to set his pre operative Blood Sugar levels to Normal), an anesthetist as well as the surgeon. After the surgery, the care will be continued wherein new members will be introduced eg the Physiotherapist, the dietitian as well as the General physician for follow up as the patient goes home.

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