In COVID-19 pandemic situation the healthcare delivery system has been interrupted. Many specialist physicians do not physically attend their chamber considering the personal health risk. On the other hand, many patients are not visiting doctor’s chamber frequently for different vulnerabilities. Considering the above circumstances ‘Smart Hospital’ telemedicine app has been launched by ‘HelloDoctor.Asia’ for connecting the patient, doctor and healthcare center.
Any relevant team member of hospital or clinic can download the app from play store and will able to initiate own Telemedicine consultation services within ten minutes. The healthcare service provider can provide outpatient, inpatient and follow-up consultations by using this telemedicine solution. The specialist physician will be able to provide telemedicine consultation from remote location without physical presence at the hospital or clinic.
Dr. Habibur Rhaman, a consultant physician and chief technical advisor of HelloDoctor.Asia stated that globally we are passing a new scenario and we had no preparation for this pandemic situation. Considering the emerging need any hospital or clinic can easily use ‘Smart Hospital’ telemedicine solution without any investment. Preliminary, HelloDoctor.Asia is planning to develop a telemedicine consultation network by connecting 50 specialist hospitals, 500 district or sub-district level hospitals/ clinics and several NGO clinics. Later on, it will be expanded by connecting with some reputed international specialized hospitals for developing a meaningful telemedicine consultation referral network.
Fakhrul Hasan, Chief Operating Officer, HelloDoctor.Asia stated that more than one decade we are working for promoting cost effective and quality telemedicine technology. In 2019, HelloDoctor.Asia has been received national award for their telemedicine technology. We already launched web based telemedicine platform for consultation service management, ‘HelloDoctor Pro’ telemedicine app for physician and ‘Hello Doctor Asia’ app for patients. Currently more than 250 physicians are providing telemedicine consultation services through HelloDoctor.Asia platform. We believe that ‘Smart Hospital’ app will play a greater role for delivery the quality and cost effective online healthcare services in the country. Hospital or clinic can download for providing telemedicine services through ‘Smart Hospital’ app from https://bit.ly/Hospital-App Link .