Saveetha Dental College`s Dept. of Pharmacology joined hands with TwinTech Academy, the leading management consultancy and teaching & training institution committed to dissemination of knowledge for the common good, to conduct a seminar on Information & Communications Technology in Healthcare on the 11th May 2017 at its campus on the occasion of National Technology Day.

Prof. Dr. Sheeja Vargheese, Asso. Dean of Academics, SDCH and Shri A Mahalingam, an academician & healthcare administrator par excellence and Managing Director of TwinTech Academy Business Management Solutions Pvt. Ltd. inaugurated the seminar. He briefed about his institutions and also reminded about the importance of the celebration of National Technology Day.Shri A Mahalingam, an academician & healthcare administrator par excellence and Managing Director of TwinTech Academy Business Management Solutions Pvt. Ltd. inaugurated the seminar. He briefed about his institutions and also reminded about the importance of the celebration of National Technology Day.

He emphasized that suitable technology adoption is a must and would ensure that medical care is affordable and at the same time there is no compromise in ensuring a quality delivery which results in the complete delight of the patient. Such technology adoption and implementation in terms of new state-of-the-art medical equipment is an integral part of medical delivery.

The objective was to deliberate on typical questions raised in the context of deploying adequate technology in the modern healthcare delivery. 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 was the key note speaker at the seminar.

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 in telemedicine to reach medical care at the door step of the rural poor.

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 records of the patient from anywhere/anytime.

Organizing Secretary cum Assistant Professor of Pharmacology Ms T Lakshmi, Ms Anitha Roy, Asst Prof and Dr D Ezhilarasan Senior Lecturer of Pharmacology and over 100 delegates from various institutions attended this unique seminar.

The high power seminar was extremely well received by the participants and drew rich appreciation from both participants and speakers alike.

 

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