Eris Lifesciences and PlexusMD join hands to offer AI-powered online learning platform for doctors

The app customises news and learning based on each doctor’s requirements and interests

Eris Lifesciences, Online learning platform, PlexusMD, CME platform, App-based platform

Eris Lifesciences, a leading pharmaceutical company, and PlexusMD, India’s largest professional networking platform for doctors, announced their partnership for a unique AI-powered learning platform named 'Saarthi'. Through this endeavour, the companies aim to enable Indian physicians stay connected with global developments and practise evidence-based medicine to improve patient health outcomes. Artificial intelligence (AI) empowered technology and machine learning can help tailor the content and adapt the pace of delivery to each practising physician’s unique learning needs for them to apply the insights more effectively in their practice.

This app-based platform will be a one-stop destination to provide Continuing Medical Education (CME), medical content, medico-legal precedents, medical conference feeds, case discussions, etc. for physicians. “Saarthi” is an interactive, innovative and relevant platform to simplify learning for doctors, who continuously face time-constraints in their attempt to keep abreast with latest developments in the medical field.

With an artificial intelligence empowered technology, Saarthi will help doctors in their evidence-based practice as each patient case can be unique. A distinctive feature of the app is a calculator that will help doctors quickly arrive at the right dosages, drug combinations and diagnostic criteria for commonly encountered situations.

Dr Viraj Suvarna, president- medical, Eris Lifesciences Ltd, said, “This is a collaboration between two very exciting pioneers, one from the pharmaceutical space and the other from technology. This partnership is a step forward in a domain that requires deep learning but where time constraints become a major deterrent for doctors”.

Dr Rohan Desai, founder, PlexusMD, said, “E-learning is the reality in every domain, including medicine. Saarthi is a unique platform where an AI-powered engine will deliver precise and customised content to the enrolled doctors depending on their interests and learning requirements. The app will address two critical issues in today’s time –information overload and fake news – to ensure doctors are provided with information relevant to them.”