The ambitious Virtual Smart Clinics (VSC) of Bengaluru Smart City Ltd. (BSCL) is likely going to start functioning in the new year.
Story so far: While work is still being done at 26 of the project’s 27 centres, according to BSCL officials, the pilot facility at Palace Guttahalli is prepared to start operations. At 27 primary healthcare facilities throughout Bengaluru, smart virtual clinics are being installed.
- The Chief Health Officer of the BBMP will shortly recruit up to nine specialist doctors for the Central Clinical Command Centre (CCC).
Medical equipment: A digital stethoscope, sphygmomanometer, glucometer, ECG, derma scope, ENT examining camera, magnifying lens, examining table, digital writing pad, ophthalmoscope, fundus camera, ophthalmic refraction unit, Schirmer tear test strip, Snellen chart, Jaeger chart, and A3 digital X-ray scanner are among the medical devices that will be available at each VSC.