Legrand India inaugurates telemedicine health centre in association with Nanavati Hospital
Brings specialist doctors under one roof for checkup using innovative technology
Legrand India, a part of the Euro 5.5 billion Legrand Group and a specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructure kickstarts its medical health center for the people in an around Haridwar. As a part of this India CSR initiative, Legrand has collaborated with Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai to set up this telemedicine center, which will aid in remote diagnosis and treatment of patients by means of telecommunication. Specialist doctors from Nanavati hospital will be diagnosing and consulting people. People below the poverty line can avail consultation services for free.
Legrand India organised its first Aarogee – Telemedicine Health Centre in 2017 at Jalgaon. This health center aided free medical services over 10,000 plus patients till date from BPL community. A synergy between the best in medical and telecommunication technology, this CSR project is designed to be sustainable and scalable considering it can be replicated in other locations for Legrand. The facility will enable patients to connect with doctor’s real time through audio/video telecommunication technology. Patients can diagnose and submit their health data like BP, blood test, X-Ray etc. online which will be remotely made available to the doctor sitting at Nanavati Hospital with the help of paramedical staff available at the center. Doctor and patient can then be connected real-time through audio-video. This technology will also enable doctors to use digital stethoscope to listen to lungs, heart and subsequently prescribe relevant medicines.
Speaking on this occasion, Tony Berland, CEO and MD, Legrand India said, “Business Ecosystem, People and Environment are the three CSR focal areas at Legrand Group, in line with this objective, this CSR drive earlier at Legrand Jalgaon and now Haridwar is a strategically driven project to support the health and wellbeing of the communities.”