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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 294-296

Telemedicon 2022 Kerala 10th November to 12th November 2022

1 Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
2 Department of Telemedicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Date of Submission23-Nov-2022
Date of Acceptance23-Nov-2022
Date of Web Publication28-Dec-2022

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Meenu Singh
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/JME.JME_145_22

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Singh M, Agarwal A. Telemedicon 2022 Kerala 10th November to 12th November 2022. J Med Evid 2022;3:294-6

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Singh M, Agarwal A. Telemedicon 2022 Kerala 10th November to 12th November 2022. J Med Evid [serial online] 2022 [cited 2023 Feb 1];3:294-6. Available from: http://www.journaljme.org/text.asp?2022/3/3/294/365855

The Eighteenth International Conference of Telemedicine Society of India 'Telemedicon 2022' was held at Amrita Hospital, Kochi, Kerala, from 10th November 2022, to 12th November 2022. The theme of this conference was 'Strengthening Health Systems through Sustainable Telemedicine and Digital Health'

  On the Day 1 (10th November 2022) Top

The first session was dedicated to Teleophthalmology; it included the sessions of 'Smart Phone based Dr Screening with Offline AI Way to go', 'Covid protocols at teleophthalmology camps', 'Teleophthalmology Business Models' and 'Telemedicine in Primary eye care–Changing landscape'.

The second session was dedicated to 'Tele-ICU monitoring and Critical Care' which included the main session on 'TeleICU as a Game Changer for Access to Care: The eACCESS Story'.

In the parallel session, 'Success stories of Telemedicine and Govt Project' was held. It included the main session of 'e-Sanjeevani Telemedicine system' by Dr Sanjay Sood.

Fifteen research papers have also been presented by the participants in the different fields of medical interventions, health innovations and telecommunications.

  On the Day 2 (11th November 2022) Top

The first two sessions were dedicated to defence systems, space technology and ISRO. The session started with the government initiatives including the sessions of 'Use of Telemedicine by Indian Defence Force' and 'ISRO Telemedicine Programme'.

In the Space Telemedicine Programs, the Panel Discussed on the Gaganyaan Mission was presented by Mr R Hutton, Project Director, Gaganyaan, Prof Thais Russomano, Prof K Ganapathy, Dr Murthy Remilla, Air Cmdre (Dr Nitin Sharma). The session was chaired by Mr Umi Krishnan Nair Director, VSSC.

After brain storming sessions of space technology, a session on artificial intelligence in telehealth systems was conducted. It included the sessions of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare, Role of Artificial Intelligence and 4D Bioprinting in DFU and Artificial Intelligence in Eye Care. Lectures were delivered by Dr Leo Anthony Cell, Dr Mehdi Snene, Dr Sanjay Sharma, Dr Kim and Mr Ravi Amble.

In the parallel hall, telepsychiatry session was conducted after the approval of TeleMANAS programme by the Government of India. The main emphasis in this session was on 'Tele mental health: A National program to reach the unreached' and 'NIMHANS digital academy ECHO: Building a 'Community of practice in mental health'.

More than 13 research papers have also been presented this day mainly on the innovations related to artificial intelligence, rural healthcare, clinical decision support system, teleintervention and teleneurorehabilitation.

The paper on 'Remote monitoring and holistic care of home-isolated COVID-19 positive healthcare workers through digital technology during the Omicron (B1.1.529) wave: A prospective cohort study from India', 'Teleconsultation Services for Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellness Centres under Hub and Spoke Model in Haryana State' and 'Prediction of asthma control in children through artificial Intelligence/machine learning modelling' was presented by the team of Department of Telemedicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh.

In the evening, Annual General Body Meeting was organised. In this meeting, Prof Meenu Singh, Executive Director, AIIMS, Rishikesh, was elected as the President of the Telemedicine Society of India for the year 2022–23.

  On the Day 3 (12th November 2022) Top

The main sessions on this day were:

  1. Panel discussion on TMPG 2020 versus 2022, Legal aspects in Tele-medicine including Privacy, Security and Confidentiality. The speakers were Dr Suresh Badamath, Dr P K Pradhan and Dr Murthy
  2. Telepaediatrics: The main panellists were Prof Meenu Singh, Dr BS Ratta, Dr Ramesh Kumar, Dr Ketan Kumar, Dr Amit Agarwal and Dr Nateshan; the session was chaired by Dr R Kishna Kumar and Dr Bhanu Vikram Pillai

  3. Telehealth Practice and International Standards: WHO.

The session included Guidelines for Telehealth services: The ISO13131 Standard for Quality Planning of Telehealth Services, WHO-ITU Global Standard for Accessibility of Telehealth Services and WHO's Consolidated telemedicine implementation guide.

The speakers were Dr Alan Taylor, Dr Kaloyan Kamenov, Dr Gaur Sundar Dr Isao Nakajima, Dr Sangeeta Desai and Ms Tigest Tamrat.

The session was chaired by Mr Jai Ganesh and Dr Manoj.

Finally, a valedictory session was organised. The chief guest of this ceremony was Shri K S Srinivas, IAS, Principal Secretary of the Department of Tourism, Kerala.

The organising chairperson and the organising secretary presented their brief report and a vote of thanks to all the delegates and faculty for the successful completion of the conference.

Dr P K Pradhan (past president of TSI) handed over the president responsibilities to Prof Meenu Singh (newly elected president of TSI).

Shri K S Srinivas presented the awards to the delegates for their best papers and also gave a presentation to promote tourism in Kerala.

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