Providing clinical healthcare from a distance, thus bringing global medical expertise at your doorstep is the new-age mantra for the medical field. It eliminates the distance barrier and allows patients to receive a second opinion on their case, without the unnecessary hassles of a trip to a distant doctor.
‘Telemedicine’ is one such service provided by Chowgule Mediconsult – it offers you evidence-based second medical opinion from world-renowned doctors. Using online medical consultation via a Telemedicine portal, medical expertise from the best hospitals and doctors in the USA is now available in India.
Current tie-ups for Telemedicine include:
|The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Maryland|
|Massachusetts General Hospital (affiliated to Harvard Medical School)|
|Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston|
|Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York|
|Philadelphia International Medicine|
|Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston (affiliated to Harvard Medical School)|
|Cedar-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles|
|Children’s Hospital, Boston|
|University of Pennsylvania Medical Centre|
How does Telemedicine work?
|For each case, the relevant expert doing clinical research in that disease, is selected from our panel|
|Using the latest in healthcare Information Technology, patient data, images, pathology slides and other reports are digitized and transmitted online to any doctor in the world|
|This allows the expert to review all the details and provide his/her expert opinion, on their letterhead|
|The entire process is completely secure and ensures full confidentiality|
Advantages of Telemedicine:
|Opportunity to reconfirm a diagnosis/treatment plan backed by evidence-based findings from prestigious institutes|
|Brings expert medical opinion closer to patients/doctors|
|Ensures high quality, cost effective healthcare|
|Eliminates the distance barrier for medical consultation|
|Saves the expensive travel to a doctor of choice|
|Usage of internationally accepted technology|
Who can benefit from Telemedicine?
|Patients with rare, chronic or complicated diseases who want to confirm the treatment|
|Patients for whom expert local doctors differ on diagnosis / treatment plans|
|Patients who have been unable to find suitable solutions to their medical problems|
|Patients in whom treatment is not producing results as expected by the treating doctor|
Advanced Technology used for Telemedicine:
|Store and forward technology to transmit patient data efficiently and swiftly|
|Medical data management software, specially developed for this purpose|
|State-of-the-art cameras attached to high-resolution microscopes|
|High resolution X-ray film digitizers|
In short, Telemedicine service by Chowgule Mediconsult operates like a fully-equipped ‘Virtual Hospital’ that connects with world-renowned institutes and doctors, benefitting both patients as well as doctors.