Polycom’s healthy solution

FVC, a value added distributor in the MENA region, in association with UAE telco du, is showcasing the capabilities of telemedicine at this year’s GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK.

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Polycom’s healthy solution FVC and Polycom are offering live demos of telemedicine tech in Zabeel Hall
By  ITP.net Staff Writer Published  October 12, 2011

FVC, a value added distributor in the MENA region, in association with UAE telco du, is showcasing the capabilities of telemedicine at this year’s GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK.

FVC demonstrates at du’s stand how telemedicine can be used to diagnose and examine patients in remote locations with an out of town expert or specialist.

KS Parag, MD at FVC, says: “Following our agreement with du last year, we are very pleased to be part of an innovative initiative to leverage new technologies in unified communications to benefit the healthcare community.

“With on-the-ground support from us, medical institutions in remote areas can now access specialists in big city hospitals in the Emirates or globally,” he adds.

The demonstration equipment includes a specialised telemedicine cart powered by Polycom video conferencing and speciality software and hardware from GlobalMedia.This also covers remote diagnostics tools including an ophthalmoscope to enable retina scan, an otoscope for an in-depth ear scan, a stethoscope, a vital signs patient monitor and a general examination camera for dermatology and other important diagnostic applications.

du has already launched a portfolio of healthcare services branded as Smart Health.

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