Ex-armed forces doctors offer E-health services for patients

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New Delhi (NVI): Retired Armed Forces medical personnel have rolled out health services portal on e-Sanjeevani platform for the patients who couldn’t access medical facilities in Rajasthan.

Twenty-one doctors are providing free consultation to those who don’t have access to medical facilities nearby in Rajasthan, the Defence Ministry said in a statement.

The successful roll out of Ex-Defence OPD on e-Sanjeevani (https://esanjeevaniopd.in/) platform on May 7 was further strengthened yesterday, it said.

The Medical Branch at Head Quarters Integrated Defence Staff in
co-ordination with C-DAC Mohali has developed an e-ICU on the e-Sanjeevani platform.

The portal was rolled out by Surgeon Vice Admiral Rajat Datta, Director General, Armed Forces Medical Services (DGAFMS).

The event was attended by Lt Gen Madhuri Kanitkar, Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Medical), three DG’sMS of Army, Navy & Air Force and the Commandants & doctors of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel Covid Hospital as well as other covid hospitals run by Armed Forces Medical personnel across the country, the statement said.

This portal will help the Medical Officers to get real time consultations from Senior Intensivists and Medical Specialist, in managing their patients, thus proving the adage “Much more with Much less”, the ministry said.

This is based on Hub & Spoke model where Intensivists and Medical Specialists are at the Hub and the Medical Officers are at the Spokes, it said.

This will help leverage technology to overcome specialist shortages as part of Digital India mission, it added.