“Telemedicon 2018”, 14th International conference of Telemedicine Society of India (TSI) is being organised by the A.P Chapter of TSI in association with the Government of A.P. This a major Techno-medical event of Telemedicine (T.M), also know as e Health/e Medicine/ Telehealth, in India.
As the name suggests, Telemedicon is the provision of medical consultation and health care services to patients’ at one end and doctors at the other end, using different communication and I.T technologies. In short, T.M makes “Geography” a “History” and helps in reaching medical services available to connected patient, irrespective of distance and location.
The conference will show case the advances and developments in the field of Electronics/ Hardware/ Medical and Diagnostic devices/ Software/ Data Transmission, Reception, Storage and retrieval etc., along with their applications in the field of Telemedicine to provide medical services to the needy.
This year’s Conference “TELEMEDICON-2018” is planned to be organised at K.L.University, Amaravati, A.P. (20 km from Vijayawada) during Nov 2-3, 2018.
As a part of this a pre-conference work shop and student competitions are planned Nov 1, 2018.
This competition is open to
Multi disciplinary teams of (3-5 members) comprising Engineering and Medical students, preferably with a member from start up/ Venture capitalist. All the current students/recent pass-outs of any AICTE recognised Engineering/Medical colleges in India are eligible to participate
Entries solicited for
Any new design and development of portable and low-cost Hardware/Software for conducting/ capturing the vital parameters/Diagnostics like glucose levels, B.P, ECG, MRI, Dermatology or Eye test etc., with a focus on rural/Low- population areas/ villages of India.
The invention/proposed model/ can be an application of even existing hardware/Software for an altogether new application in the medical field. Other entries could be in the form of New and user friendly Apps for the purpose of patient monitoring and management by hospitals/Doctors or even for personal Health care management by the patients.