What is Tele medicine?
It’s a virtual consultation by a doctor on phone or computer in which a patient can chat or do audio or video consultation with a doctor and obtain advice for their health. Patients across the globe can seek doctor’s advice from their home or office without need of going hospital or clinic.
Why Tele medicine?
Face to face consultation has certain drawbacks in these Covid times like:
1 Risk of acquiring Covid or other infection from clinic
2 Patient and relative need to travel to clinic that consumes time and money
3 Waiting time at clinic
4 Limited access of doctors in these difficult times as most of the doctors schedules are narrowed.
Benefits of Tele Consultation:
1. You can consult any doctor of the world
2. Absolutely zero risk of acquiring infection
3. No need to travel to clinic
4. No waiting time
5. Consultation can be obtained 24 X 7
6. One can send reports prior so that doctors can analyze them better
7. Patient received data in soft form too, so that they are easy to access for future.
How to get Online Consultation?Patients can
Easily take or appointment by1.
Calling on 9016902006 or
7623024022. Visiting our website on www.sanginihospital.com/appointment3. Visiting our Facebook page:
www.facebook.com/sanginihospital4. Visiting us on Practo: www.practo.com/SanginihospitalPatients across the globe can access our state of the art services round the clock by above mentioned multiple options. After doing registration, our experts will call patient. What is procedure of Tele Consultation?Our highly qualified doctors will call the patient, carefully listened to their problem in detail, ask for their existing illness and medicines, suggest investigations if needed and prescribe medicines. Blood collection can be done from patient’s home or office. X ray and ECG can also be done from their home. Medicines can be sent to their doorstep without extra cost. Home care of nursing and ward boy can also be arranged. Physiotherapist and dietician services are also provided by us to patients at their home. CONCLUSION:Covid is not going to disappear overnight and we have to adapt to live with it for long. With optimum use of technology, we can definitely avoid acquiring new infection and continue living our lives normally. In our practice, we are seeing more than 50% of patients online and that numbers are rising rapidly. Trust of our patients are boosting our morals to make our services available across the globe.
Dr Tapan Shah
MD Internal Medicine ( Gold Medalist )
Consultant Physician and Intensivist