"Establishment of Telemedicine Facility in the Hospitals of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), North Region (NRHQ)" Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences Lucknow and National Thermal Power Corporation Limited join collaboration. Telemedicine will be used for communicating&sharing of data by Information technologies in order to provide clinical health care at Hospitals of National Thermal Power Corporation. It will help to eliminate distance barriers and will improve access to medical services that would often not be consistently available in distance NTPC plants and nearby rural communities. It will also save lives in critical care and emergency situation. These technologies permits communication between patient and doctors / medical staff with both convenience and fidelity, as well as transmission of medical, imaging and health information data from one location to another.
The objective of Telemedicine Health Center is to provide equal access to medical expertise irrespective of the geographical location of the person in need. It is more efficacious & having big influence especially where experts are rare, distances are large and/or infrastructure is limited. Telemedicine have a strong impingement in developing countries since it allows remote parts to get access to medical care and create local knowledge. .