• Global Indus Technovator Award

    Telemedicine and medical equipment required for traditional telemedicine are unaffordable to most rural populations. Power availability, connectivity and non-availability of skilled medical practitioners pose further constraints. ReMeDi telemedicine solution overcomes these issues with the cost per consultation being less than a dollar per teleconsultation. Read more: http://web.mit.edu/technovators/gita/2006_win

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  • Pop a pill online

    Neurosynaptic Communications’ affordable tele-medicine solutions help rural folk access quality medical care. REMOTE SENSING: Agents at rural IT kiosks run diagnostic units, data from which can be viewed by doctors elsewhere. Like most doctors, Radha Srinivasan’s day starts early, which is hardly surprising, given the steady stream of patients waiting to meet her. Unlike other […]

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  • Telemed Solutions from Neurosynaptic

    We are continuing our coverage of the prestigious World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneer Awards in the Biotech/Health category. Neurosynaptic Communications Pvt Ltd, a Bangalore, India firm, has been recognized by the award’s judges for its innovative telecommunications solutions. The company is working on a range of products designed for various clinical setups. Developed in cooperation […]

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  • Sameer S. Sawarkar, CEO of Neurosynaptic Communications.

    Bridging a Medical and Technological Gap

    INDIA: The ReMeDi kit uses the Web to connect India’s rural poor with urban physicians While urban India boasts world-class hospitals, a majority of the 741 million Indians living in villages do not have access to even basic medical facilities. This paradox gave birth to Sameer Sawarkar’s Neurosynaptic, which seeks to bridge the gap through […]

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  • Who’s afraid of the digital divide? – III

    Could information and communication technology (ICT) be that great leveller that has eluded society from the beginnings of modern civilisation? At a macro level, it’s pretty well-known how ICT has impacted and transformed every field from agriculture and medicine to meteorology and aeronautics. But in the context of ICT for development and bridging the digital […]

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