18th International Telemedicine Conference to be held in Kerala

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  • Telemedicine Society of India (TSI) and its Kerala Chapter hosts Telemedicon 2022, the eighteenth edition of the International Telemedicine Conference, at Amrita Hospital, Kochi, from November 10 to 12, 2022.
  • Organisers said the three-day event which expects to bring together more than 200 scientists and academic scholars from India and around the world, would be held at the Amrita hospital here.
  • “S Somanath, Chairman of ISRO, will be the chief guest and will deliberate on how the latest technologies improve telemedicine facilities in our country. Mohanan Kunnummal, Vice Chancellor of Kerala University of Health Science, and Dr. Rethan Kelkar, the IT Secretary of Kerala, will also attend the event,” Amrita hospital said in a release.
  • The core theme of the event ′Strengthening Health Systems Through Sustainable Telemedicine and Digital Health’ puts forward a platform to pool ideas to spearhead the growth of telemedicine in the right direction, as the future of both telemedicine and the front runners of telemedicine holds immense potential.
  • It aims to build platforms involving healthcare regulators, health funding authorities, service providers, and international experts.
  • The dignitaries will explore emerging telehealth models, breakthrough technologies, examine new telehealth models, and entrepreneurship. The conference will also highlight the socioeconomic impact of telehealth on healthcare access and equity.
  • TELEMEDICON 2022 is an annual global conference for healthcare professionals, providers, health insurance providers, online pharmacy chains, industrialists, academic scientists, research scholars and scientists, medical and engineering stakeholders from various fields of telemedicine, telehealth, e-health, m-health, and digital health across the world meet.

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