Manipal, July 19: Kasturba Hospital- Manipal will start consultation via video call service for its patients from July 20.
“Following restrictions to control COVID-19 most of our patients are facing trouble in getting timely consultation with doctors. Realizing this the management has decided to introduce consultation through video consultation services. This would help in providing consultation and follow-up support to patients,” Dr. Avinash Shetty, Medical Superintendent of Kasturba Hospital, Manipal announced.
MyTeleOPD video consultation provides a powerful platform to engage with patients and provide consultations anytime, anywhere, and on any device. Doctors and patients can now use telemedicine over video consultation application without downloading or installing an app, as it works readily works on smartphones. MyTeleOPD video consultation allows patients to stay connected with their Doctors from the comfort of their homes.
Under this service, people can contact their doctors by sitting at home. The doctors will give teleconsultation or video call consultation and medical advice through the phone.
“People can contact our specialist doctors of all the departments from Monday to Friday between 9.00 am to 4.00 pm by calling PH: 080 47192235. Trauma and Emergency services will be functional as usual 24X7,” he added.