Jamshedpur, March 3: Tata Steel in association with Tata Digital Health (TDH) has launched an initiative to digitise and transform healthcare in Jamshedpur on Thursday.
Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry inaugurated the digital health project at the 914-bed Tata Main Hospital (TMH) in the presence of TV Narendran, managing director, Tata Steel, Sunil Bhaskaran, vice-president, Corporate Services, Tata Steel, Anand Sen, President, TQM & Steel Business, Tata Steel, and Koushik Chatterjee, Group Executive Director, Finance and Corporate, Tata Steel.
The initiative will ensure better medical outcomes and quality of life for the entire population of Jamshedpur, including employees as well as non-employees. The digital health ecosystem will enable delivery of preventive, predictive, primary care through the Tata healthcare facilities.
For the doctors, TDH will offer fully integrated practice promising clinical efficiency, improved care and technology enhanced customer experience.
It will provide end-to-end clinic management through innovative healthcare products and services including improved in-clinic systems such as electronic medical records, access to faster diagnostic and point-of-care requirements through linkages to labs and pharmacies, and remote patient monitoring facilities.
The TMH Clinics and dispensaries will now be equipped with a comprehensive electronic medical records system integrated with novel diagnostics equipment.
All these equipment comply with global regulatory certifications and aid immediate diagnosis of patient conditions, especially in testing of basic blood and physiological parameters, with the results being made available in 7-10 minutes. The initiative will aid the doctors to make more informed diagnostic decisions, through the platform.
The clinics will also be equipped with virtual consultation facilities where the doctors would be able to consult specialist advice from partner healthcare providers located anywhere in the country.
The services would be further elevated with a pharmacy providing trusted medication and allied services to the whole of Jamshedpur. The pharmacy will offer high quality medicines and associated prescription services. The pharmacy will start functioning 24×7 from April onwards.
Mistry also inaugurated the main operation theater during his visit to the TMH. Renovated operation theaters will enable complex surgeries like neurosurgery and joint replacement surgery to be performed in a modern and safe environment.
The renovated operation theatre will now have the following features segregation of zones into sterile and unsterile zones that enable seamless and unidirectional flow of patients, staff and OT materials, modern operation theatre lights, surgical tables and pendants, medical gas pipelines and air-conditioning system for all OTs with laminar flow, confirming to NABH standards.
Tata Main Hospital, the medical division of Tata Steel and its nine dispensaries at Jamshedpur provide curative healthcare services to the community of Jamshedpur.
TMH also extends its facilities to non-entitled patients from Jamshedpur and its surrounding area.