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  • Thursday, January, 2021| Today's Market | Current Time: 03:20:45
  • Hyderabad:Aster Prime Hospital as part of Aster DM healthcare has introduced tele-consultation service in Hyderabad, allowing patients to remotely consult qualified doctors for all general ailments. Patients can avail services from 37 doctors from 21 specialities including General medicine, Pulmonology, Cardiology, Neurology, Urology, Gynaecology, Gastro, ENT and Paediatrics etc.

    By visiting the website of the hospital, patients can book appointment with their choice of specialists and then ‘visit’ the doctor remotely via a video call as per standard working hours of the hospital.  There are facilities where the patients can upload their previous documents and diagnostic reports and interact with the Doctors.  They will be issued an e-prescription which can be used to buy medicines.  Any follow-up consultation could be done using the same module.  This will help the patients to keep all their documents intact digitally and can retrieve it any point of time. They can also contact on 9177700105 for any help required.

    Speaking about the initiative, Dr Harish Pillai, CEO Aster India said, “In these trying times, we would like to put every possible measure in place to help people get medical help through video consultation.  The online service promotes social distancing while it also gives patients easy access to expert advice when they need it the most. A tele-consulting tool like this has the potential to enable patients to seek appropriate treatment on time without stepping outside their home.”