Sangli: Emergency medical services a click away

During emergencies, to help patients to get the medical facilities, ‘Golden Hour Medical Information Service’ app has been launched in Sangli Miraj Kupwad municipal corporation area. Owing to which, the Sanglikars will get all the information about the medical facilities on just one click. The app is in the experimental stage. Soon, it will be launched all over Maharashtra

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If the patients receive treatment in that golden hour, his life can be saved. In compared to urban areas, rural areas lack medical facilities. To top it all, if there is an emergency, along with the hospital, the patient’s family has to make blood arrangements, search a blood bank and so on.

Now, due to this app, the information about the nearest hospital and bloods bank will be available on just one click. ‘The Golden Hour Medical Information Service’ app has been inaugurated by Vijaykumar Kalam-Patil, collector, Sangli district.

About this app:

  • The app includes information about the nearby hospital, medical institutions, blood banks, pharmacist companies and necessary vehicles.
  • The information about the hospital near by the patient’s house, the distance, blood blank, phone number, address, map and time is provided. For the convenience of the patient’s family.

Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Sanjay Salunkhe, district civil surgeon said, “In case of an accident or a heart attack, it is important to treat the patient in the golden hour. During emergencies, the patient’s relatives often get confused about what to do. The app has been launched to provide all the necessary information.”

He added, “The app can be downloaded in any android phone for free of cost. The app has been launched on experimental basis. Information about the hospitals and air ambulance across the state and country will also be provided.”

Dr Satish Pawar, director, state health services said, “Few days ago, a mobile app has been launched by collector’s office in Sangli distric. To treat the patients in case of accidents and to help the patient’s family get blood on time and all the other information will be provided by this app. This app is excellent.”