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Sunday, 4 September 2011
Application Of Healthcare Video Conferencing For Rural Areas

With the growth in technology, it's now time for the rural people to come out of the regular health issues and challenge to face it using the latest technologies. One of the best ways to improve the quality of healthcare is to improve the real-time interactive communication in healthcare environments. And this can be easily handled by using Video Conferencing.

As we know, the most challenging task now-a-days is facing healthcare problems, and this is due to a serious shortage of doctors and nurses in rural areas. When there is a situation having only one doctor for 30,000 people, Video Conferencing can best solve this problem. And as many youngsters prefer to migrate abroad because of better opportunities and facilities provided there, It's reflecting in an overall shortage of doctors in India which is becoming a problem in rural areas. Shortage of doctors in villages is not the only issue, but sometimes the doctors who are posted in villages fail to perform up to the standards due to problems like absence among the staff, lack of required resources for treatment (beds, medicine etc.), cases of one doctor for every medical ailment and so on.

Helping over in Research & Training, Video Conferencing can help medical experts and scientists to collaborate on their research without leaving their laboratories. The results of the research can be made available by demonstrating their techniques and methods of medication to the rural people by using Video Conferencing. This technology provides medical education for rural people, that helps in preventing many dreadful diseases.

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