The Sankara Nethralaya Academy conducted a Session on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Healthcare on 30th May 2015.

Information and Communications Technology

Prof T. Ramanan delivering a lecture on ICT

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy, a unit of medical Research Foundation, Chennai conducted a session ICT in Healthcare on 30th May 2015 by Prof T. Ramanan M. SC. IT and MBA Technology Management – a seasoned and multi-faceted professional who brings with him an expertise on diverse areas and subjects like Information Technology, leveraging the same effectively in various industries, product development in satellite industry, IT support, training and business development.

The Session presented an in depth picture of how Information & Communication Technology has seamlessly blended into the Healthcare Delivery process and how it has simplified the access and update of Medical Record of the patient from anywhere/anytime.

He spoke in detail on the deployment of ICT in various areas of Healthcare, like Quality Medical Service Delivery, technology enabled onsite/offline Education methodologies; the Clinical Decision Support Systems to supplement the diagnosis process and in Tele medicine to reach out Medical Care to the door step of the rural Poor.

Mr A. Mahalingam, the Deputy Registrar of the Sankara Nethralaya Academy took this opportunity to thank the participants for their cooperation and wished them successful completion of the session.

At the end of the session, Shri A. Mahalingam made a quick announcement about the forthcoming 12 weekends Certificate Course in Healthcare Quality Management by the TSNA– the 2nd batch to be conducted in collaboration with the Association of Healthcare Providers India (AHPI), New Delhi and ACME Consulting (Healthcare Quality Consultancy) Chennai which would be commencing from 18th July 2015 and requested the participants to visit to know more and to apply online.

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