WHAT IS THE PROJECT AND ITS UTILISATION
To develop a user friendly portable low cost wireless device for patients which can be under the surveillance of doctor virtually through the doctors smart phone/tablet/pc. It can be used in Ambulance, Rural hospitals, Home health care services for elderly, disabled and critically ill persons.
HOW IT WORKS
Smart and Portable Intensive Care Unit is a wireless unit, which work through Internet based technology equipped with Cloud based server, Special Video Trans-coding software, Virtual Private Network based fast, secured and low cost transmission, android and PC applications, Micro-controllers make it small and portable. With the system the patient will be under the surveillance of doctor virtually through the doctors Smartphone/Tablet/PC. Doctor can see the patients real time vital signs parameters, talk with patient or nearby health care staff, see the magnificent view of body parts like throat, eye etc., Plan or deliver the emergency drugs though the drug delivery system thereby resulting in an in-time treatment and immediate medical assistance to patient.
BENEFITS OF THE PROJECT
The project is specifically designed for Rural and needy population of India. Due to scarcity of doctors in India, currently we have 1:10000 doctor populations and there is a great issue of monitoring and managing the remote location patients and patients in ambulance. Even if the ambulance get stuck off in traffic, with the help of this system patient can get emergency medical assistance by specialised doctors.
NATURE OF WORK
Smart and Portable Intensive Care Unit has several innovative features which make it quite useful. First its portability, it is able to work in wireless mode, operating cost is low, user friendly applications.
WHO IS THE BENEFICIARY
It can be used in Ambulance, Elderly as well as disabled persons who do not have mobility outside the house, Home health care services, Rural hospitals, Mobile health care services, Medical Colleges, any other facility where the patient load is very large.
USP OF THE PROJECT
• Remote and in-site drug delivery and planning.
• Pain management switch and alarm (both in-site and doctors smart phone).
• Video conferencing with doctor and transmission of close and magnificent view of specific part of body to smart phone.
• Non invasive vital sign transmission to smart phone.
• Vital sign exception alarm (both in-site and doctors smart phone).
• Secured, fast transmission and maintain confidentiality of patient data.
• Low cost.
Patent has been filed in India as well as internationally. It is also published in World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) and we have received the International Search Report on which they have mentioned this system has novelty and industrial application.
DR.S.N.PANDA AND TEAM
Funding- External Project Start Date - 10/08/2016