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January 21, 2022, 20:10

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With the help of audio or video communication, doctors analyze their condition, give recommendations and answer questions.

Doctors of the telemedicine center have conducted more than 2.7 million consultations, including 1.8 million for patients with COVID-19. Sergei Sobyanin spoke about this on his page on the social network VKontakte.

 

Over the two years of the fight against the pandemic, telemedicine in Moscow has proven its effectiveness and made it possible to solve two problems: to ensure constant monitoring of the patient’s condition, as well as to relieve field clinic services and prevent system overload.

The telemedicine center has been operating since March 2020 around the clock, seven days a week. Today, for patients with COVID-19 who are being treated at home, almost 200 doctors conduct about 2.7 thousand consultations daily, and since the beginning of the pandemic, the telemedicine center has performed more than 1.8 million such remote appointments.

The center’s specialists conduct medical monitoring of participants in post-registration trials of vaccines against coronavirus, and in the warm season they remotely consulted visitors to the Healthy Moscow pavilions, who found any deviations during the medical examination. The telemedicine center also monitors the condition of patients with confirmed COVID-19 undergoing treatment at home, and patients with coronavirus from risk groups: pregnant women, children and adults with chronic diseases and undergoing innovative treatment with monoclonal virus-neutralizing antibodies.

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With the help of audio or video communication, doctors analyze the condition of patients, give recommendations and answer questions. If necessary, changes are made to the treatment regimen, and in case of deterioration in the state of health of the sick, they are urgently hospitalized in a specialized hospital.

The center works efficiently and thanks to a single digital platform of the capital’s health care – all the data that a specialist records during a teleconsultation is reflected in electronic medical recordpatient. Also, the information is available to doctors of the polyclinic and ambulance, and the patient can get acquainted with it in the medical record on mos.ru and in the EMIAS.INFO mobile application.

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Digital healthcare services in Moscow are implemented and developed jointly by the social development complex and Department of Information Technology. They allowed the capital to cope with the challenges of the pandemic. Thanks to a single digital platform, it was possible to ensure the continuity and continuity of patient management.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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