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Year : 2005  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 308-311

Development of telemedicine technology in India: ''Sanjeevani''-An integrated telemedicine application

1 Head of School, C-DAC School of Advanced Computing (University of Mauritius), Mauritius
2 C-DAC, Mohali (Punjab), India

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Head of School, C-DAC School of Advanced Computing (University of Mauritius)
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Telemedicine has been a technological takeaway for the developed countries. Even in the developing countries, it is increasingly being viewed as a tool for improving care and enhancing access to healthcare. Countries like India where the majority of the population lives in rural areas, where healthcare facilities are inefficient and inadequate, tools like telemedicine can contribute substantially in bridging the gap between the demand and supply. "Sanjeevani"-is an integrated telemedicine application that offers a suite of high utility features as a part of an Indian telemedicine technology. Sanjeevani is based on store and forward as well as real-time models.


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2004 - Journal of Postgraduate Medicine
Official Publication of the Staff Society of the Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India
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