CHANDIGARH: City based cardiac surgeon,Dr. Varindar Sarwal has come up with a futuristic app for heart patients
Through app, which is named as Dr Sarwal iConsult the heart patients can be in touch with their doctors round the clock from anywhere in the world, before and after their surgeries or interventions besides any other concerns related to disease.
The records of patient, stored in app will be a ready-recknor for any physician at all times anywhere in the world in case of emergency, said Dr Sarwal.
“Patient can schedule his or her appointment instantly and gets a confirmation message/reminder through SMS,
video chat They can also upload their angiography CDs on Thus the patients don’t require to rush to hospital and by sitting at home they can get the expert advice on further treatment, he maintained.
“Through this app, the patient’s family physician will also be in loop so whatever we advise he gets a message about it and vice versa so it works a networked care for the patient.
Similarly in case the patient is admitted with us for surgeries or interventions, his or her family can also know about the progress on daily basis by sitting at home, ” said Dr Sarwal.