During disasters and natural calamities we end up facing mass causalities that requires different levels of healthcare services at different urgency. Many patients will benefit and many lives could be saved if expert care is readily available, but it is not always possible. People requiring specialist attention needs to be transported to hospitals leading to further stress on available resources.
Telemedicine consultation can help timely care and reduce transport requirement in such scenarios. The healthcare professional onsite can connect to the best of specialists through telemedicine facility and seek immediate remedies and life saving advice. Specialists can also assist in avoiding and/ or prioritizing transportation of patients leading to better management and reducing transport resource requirement. Such facility can also be used to professionally assist onsite healthcare professionals
Apollo has helped many patients through such systems in the past, reinforced by mobile medical units.