National Telemedicine Initiative

  • It is an initiative of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to provide telemedicine solutions for the country.
  • Health Informatics Group of CDAC has developed the platform.

It runs in two variants:

  1. e-Sanjeevani is a doctor-to-doctor telemedicine system deployed nationally by MoHFW at the Ayushman Bharat- Health and Wellness Centres. It is based on a hub and spoke model. Andhra Pradesh was the first State to roll out eSanjeevani AB-HWC.
  2. e-Sanjeevani OPD: It allows for patient-to-doctor telemedicine which provides outpatient services to citizens in the confines of their homes. eSanjeevani OPD provides digital health services to citizens through more than 250 online OPDs set up on eSanjeevani OPD.  Over 220 of these online OPDs are specialist OPDs and the rest are general OPDs.
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