National OnlineOPD service (eSanjeevaniOPD). Photo: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
The National Teleconsultation Service of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, is said to be the first of its kind online Out-patient Department (OPD) service offered by a national government to its citizens.
National Teleconsultation Service aims to provide healthcare services to patients in their homes. The service includes safe and structured video based clinical consultations between a doctor in a hospital and the patient in their home.
The eSanjeevaniOPD – Stay Home OPD has been developed by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) in Mohali. Salient features of this web-based National Teleconsultation Service (eSanjeevaniOPD) are:
Audio-Video Consultation with a Doctor
SMS / Email Notifications
Serviced by State’s Doctors
The eSanjeevaniOPD platform is based on eSanjeevani – the Government of India’s flagship telemedicine technology developed by Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (Mohali).
eSanjeevani – a doctor to doctor telemedicine system is being deployed nationally for the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare at 155,000 health and wellness centres under Ayushman Bharat Scheme of the Government of India.