amrita-center-for-digital-health-wireless-telemedicine-about-iconWireless Telemedicine integrated telemedicine solution is aimed at linking various clinics and hospitals located in the remote areas of India with Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center (AIMS), Kochi. This aims to provide the best medical care to the remote corners of India, to the people who cannot afford the treatment due to their inability to travel, cost, unawareness etc. Now, more than 60 centers in India are connected from AIMS. AIMS uses its telemedicine link to educate doctors in remote primary centres in the latest medical advancements through seminars, workshops and teaching programs... Read more»

amrita-center-for-digital-health-wireless-telemedicine-services-iconThe telemedicine service at AIMS is the first telemedicine centre in Kerala which was started in September 2002. This center was set up with the help of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), which selected AIMS for its pilot telemedicine project in the state of Kerala. The integrated Amrita TeleMedicine solution is ideal for tertiary facilities serving rural and frontier communities and aligned Critical Access Hospitals. Its services include Tele-Consultation, Telehealth, Continuing Medical Education Programs, Telesurgery and Distant Education Programs. Read more»

The Amrita TeleMedicine has facilities such as Tele-Cardiology, Tele-Radiology, Tele-Dermatolgy, Tele-Ophthalmology, Tele-Pathology, Tele-Psychiatry, Tele-Mentoring, Mobile Telemedicine Unit and E-learning network. Tele-Cardilogy is mainly the practice of cardiology by using telemedicine technologies for providing outstanding cardiac care in a cost effective manner. Teleradiology is a means of electronically transmitting radiographic patient images and consultative text from one location to another. If one pathologist were able to send the microscopic images they are viewing to another expert, in real time... Read more»

The Telemedicine network makes specialist consultations available right at their doorstep, helping them avoid unnecessary travel to larger cities. Now, more than 60 national centers and 9 international centers are connected from AIMS. Amrita Emergency Center, Pampa (now moved to District Hospital Pattinamthitta), Army Hospital, Leh, Ladakh, Army Hospital, Parthapur, Jammu & Kashmir, District Hospital, Minicoy, Lakshadweep, District Hospital, Mokokchung, Nagaland etc. are few among the remotely located medical care centers that avail the telemedicine facility. All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)... Read more»

The achievements of the Amrita Telemedicine project are many and varied. Aside from providing consultations to the remote corners of India, Amrita uses its telemedicine link to educate doctors in remote primary centers to the latest medical advancement through seminars, workshops and teaching programs. Amrita’s telemedicine program is made possible through its link with an Indian Satellite Research Organization (ISRO) satellite. Read more»

Amrita Center for Digital Health
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS)
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Health Sciences Campus
AIMS Ponekkara P. O.

Kochi - 682 041
Kerala, India
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Amrita University was started by the world-renowned humanitarian leader, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Amma.»»

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September 8, 2010
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July 9, 2010
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June 1, 2009
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