The health Ministry has proposed to equip the ambulance video. If the project is approved, doctors will be able to communicate with dispatchers or to assess the condition of patients before arrival at the call.
The health Ministry has proposed to equip ambulances with equipment for video. If the project is approved, doctors will be able to communicate with dispatchers or to assess the condition of patients prior to the arrival of on call, the newspaper «Izvestia».
«Ambulance crews with tablets will get all the information about the call and provided the system integration with regional health information system will be able to access the electronic medical record of the patient and online to warn the medical organization of the call, which will ensure the continuity of prehospital and hospital stages», — said the interlocutor of the edition.
Innovation will help to avoid controversial issues in the work of the doctors, believe the newspaper interviewed experts. In severe cases, the doctor will be able online to get advice by specialists, contact the hospital.
Close to the health Ministry source said that while decisions on specific equipment is not accepted, but we are talking about tablets or similar devices.
According to experts, to equip one machine will require about 50 thousand rubles. Only in the Russian fleet ambulance was more than 20 thousand cars. Thus, «Skype» emergency could cost the budget of one billion rubles.
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