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First remote health monitoring system has been set up in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
First remote health monitoring system has been set up in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

The patients can inform the doctors about their illness and the doctors will give proper counseling after seeing the symptoms stated by the patient.

14 April 2020 Current Affairs:The has been set up in India by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Rishikesh along with Bharat Heavy Electronics Limited (BHEL), a Government of India Navratna company in the defense sector. The system is expected to be used in Uttarakhand state to monitor COVID-19 patients.

First remote health monitoring system:
♦ The digital medical system has been developed so that the doctor sitting in AIIMS can monitor the patient's body temperature and the amount of oxygen in the blood and the speed of his breath while at home.
♦ The therapeutic system will not unnecessarily hospitalize the patient. For this purpose, a website and mobile application have been created. 
♦ Using the system, the vital parameters of the patient will be displayed in the AIIMS command & control center. 
♦ The patients can inform the doctors about their illness and the doctors will give proper counseling after seeing the symptoms stated by the patient.
♦ If the patient is suspicious of the corona infection, then he will be provided with a monitoring kit from the institute. The patient can sit at his home and consult the doctor.
♦ The kit will issue alert if the patient needs to be admitted to the hospital.
♦ The system will also show in which parts of the state the disease is spreading in a serious way.