How 3000–4000 patients in remote villages will get cured by telemedicine

How 3000–4000 patients in remote villages will get cured by telemedicine
How 3000–4000 patients in remote villages will get cured by telemedicine

Dr. KR Shroff Foundation (KRSF), a not-for-profit organization located in Ahmedabad, has teamed up with Gram Seva Trust (GST), an NGO established in Kharel village of the Navsari district, to develop a telemedicine service to provide healthcare to the most isolated tribal areas.

Key takeaways

  • Telemedicine will be available to 25 villages in the Dang district in Gujarat.
  • This initiative will work as complementary to physical hospitals across this region and is expected to improve patient care and doctors’ efficiency
  • GST- Gram Seva Trust caters to around 3000-4000 patients every month with existing physical hospitals however with the telemedicine initiative they expect to cater to  6000-8000 patients a month
  • The telemedicine initiative will improve patient healthcare and doctors’ productivity using AI and machine learning models of patient history and provide better consultations in less time
  • To ensure this initiative is successful, KRSF will support 25 health workers, project coordinators, and doctors– one in each village with medical instruments and financial assistance

GRAM SEVA TRUST (GST) – Website – //gramseva.org/

Dr. K. R. Shroff Foundation (popularly known as KRSF – Website – //www.krsf.in/

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