Def Ministry online services e-Sanjeevani moves ahead with more veteran doctors joining in

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New Delhi, May 10 (UNI) The successful roll out of Ex-Defence OPD on e-Sanjeevani platform on May 7 has been getting further strengthening as more and more retired Armed Forces Medical Service doctors have come forward and extended their support to the needy patients in Rajasthan.

The officials in the Defence Ministry said that twenty-one doctors are providing free consultation to those in Rajasthan who does not have access to medical facilities nearby. This facility will be extended to other states shortly.

The Medical Branch at Head Quarters Integrated Defence Staff in co-ordination with C-DAC Mohali has developed an e-ICU on the e-Sanjeevani platform. This portal was rolled out on Monday by Surgeon Vice Admiral Rajat Datta, Director General, Armed Forces Medical Services (DGAFMS).

The event was attended by Lt Gen Madhuri Kanitkar, Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Medical), three DG’s MS of Army, Navy and Air Force and the Commandants and doctors of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel Covid Hospital as well as other Covid hospitals run by Armed Forces Medical personnel across the country.

This portal will help the Medical Officers to get real time consultations from Senior Intensivists and Medical Specialist, in managing their patients, thus proving the adage “Much more with Much less”.

This is based on Hub and Spoke model where Intensivists and Medical Specialists are at the Hub and the Medical Officers are at the Spokes as this will help leverage technology to overcome specialist shortages as part of Digital India mission, the Defence Ministry said in a statement today.

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