Tamil Nadu: Government to take radiology services online in
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With the lack of radiologists and their poor distribution across the state, the government plans to invest in a technology called Teleradiology rather than hire more radiologists. Unlike many other specialities, radiologists don't need to see patients physically. So, scans taken by technicians will be uploaded to the cloud when a radiologist isn't available locally and will be accessible for interpretation. Doctors from other centres will be paid for the reports they upload either through the insurance or from the state's kitty. With more than 50 scan centres, the state on an average does over 2,500 scans a day, but the number of scans done post 3 pm, when duty hours for the government doctors end, slips to 0-30%...


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