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Samsung Launches Smart Healthcare Citizenship Initiative in Tamil Nadu
Samsung India has introduced its Samsung Smart Healthcare program that provides affordable and quality healthcare to patients from the economically and socially weaker sections of society at Government Headquarters Hospital, Kanchipuram near Chennai.
As part of its Smart Healthcare program, Samsung provides advanced and innovative healthcare equipment such as ultrasound and digital radiology (x-ray) manufactured by the Company free to select government hospitals across the country.
The Samsung Smart Healthcare facility was inaugurated by Thiru P Ponniah, District Collector, Kanchipuram in the presence of other dignitaries.
Thiru P Ponniah, District Collector, Kanchipuram said, “Development on the healthcare front is the need of the hour today. I am happy that Samsung India has made a start on that front and has come forward to set up programs like Samsung Smart Healthcare. On its part, the government is working towards creating better medical facilities for the public and to fulfil this vision, this collaboration with Samsung for the Smart Healthcare program has been set up.”
“Samsung believes in transforming communities and creating a better life for people. We are pleased to partner with Tamil Nadu government to offer healthcare solutions with the effective use of technology. Through this collaboration, we aspire to provide many more people in Kanchipuram and its adjoining areas easy access to advanced healthcare facilities. Samsung Smart Healthcare combines good infrastructure, latest technology and the best available medical expertise,” said Mr. Deepak Bhardwaj, Vice President, Samsung India.
Samsung Smart Healthcare program aims to support the Government’s efforts to benefit communities with limited access to quality healthcare. With innovative products such as ultrasound, digital radiology and accessories that facilitate healthcare intervention and multiple medical examinations, since 2015, Samsung has collaborated with 16 government hospitals across to country for the Samsung Smart Healthcare program. Doctors, technicians and radiologist are also trained to handle state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and software.