Group Legrand India, a global leader in electrical and digital building infrastructure, launched its third telemedicine health centre today in collaboration with Apollo Telemedicine Networking Foundation. The center was inaugurated by Mr. Tony Berland, MD & CEO, Group Legrand India in the presence of Ms. Abida Aneez, CSR Head, Group Legrand India & Mr. Uday Shankar, General Manager, Apollo Telemedicine Networking Foundation.
Improving healthcare is a core CSR pillar for Legrand. Group Legrand India started its first Telemedicine Centre at Jalgaon in 2017 and till date more than 15000+ patients have benefitted from the medical consultation received in Jalgaon and Haridwar. The Telemedicine centers are equipped to provide medical consultations to more than 3500+ people per year per center. Access to healthcare services is critical for good health but rural residents face a variety of barriers due to distance and financial constraints. Legrand aims to support the community and bridge the gap by providing free quality healthcare through general and specialty telemedicine consultations, free medicines, and a technologically sound infrastructure.
The facility enables real-time telemedicine consultations with doctors through audio/video technology. Patient comfort is prioritized with all the necessary equipment’s, and accessories. A range of regular health screening tests is available to patients such as blood glucose, hemoglobin, lipid profile assessment, pregnancy test, urine analysis, HbAIC, Malaria, Dengue, and ECG. Doctors from Apollo offer consultations on general medicine, obstetrics, gynecology, cardiology, pediatrics, orthopedics, gastroenterology, dermatology, and psychiatric counselling. Advanced equipment allows doctors to listen to the patient’s heart and lungs, like a physical examination.
Mr. Tony Berland, CEO & Managing Director, Group Legrand India, said, with an aim to give back to the society, Group Legrand India have taken up telemedicine programs to help those in need and has made sure that the benefit reaches everyone. Owing to the technological development in the country, telemedicine is demonstrated to be one of the best revolutions in the medical sector.’ Further he added, “I am sure this telemedicine center will benefit the 10,000+ BPL and underprivileged people living in and around the center as they can avail free consultations, tests, and medicines from senior doctors of Apollo Superspecialist Hospital.”
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