Neurosynaptic Communications which develops m-health technology solutions has announced the joining of Dr. S.V. Joga Rao, health law expert and visiting professor in National Law School of India University, Bengaluru; Dr. Ashwin Naik, founder of Vaatsalya Healthcare; and Amit Jain, founder of E Health Point, as members of Board of Advisors.
The company stated that the advisory board will guide the team in paving a more affordable and accessible healthcare ecosystem in India and other developing countries.
The 14-year-old Neurosynaptic Communications founded by Sameer Sawarkar and Rajeev Kumar has indigenously developed and patented technology telemedicine solution ReMeDi, which is a comprehensive and portable m-health solution for screening, primary diagnosis and triaging that connects the entire healthcare ecosystem.
"There are numerous challenges in implementation of telemedicine,” said Sameer Sawarkar, co-founder, Neurosynaptic Communications. "The future can be designed if we understand the aspects of business from experts who have been on ground. I am very heartened that we are now backed by names that have carved and shaped the industry."
Looking at the positive outlook of the development, Sawarkar said “We are welcome the advisors with a track record of success in their fields. They bring with them a depth of business experience and leadership skills, which will help us continue evolving. With their extensive knowledge and industry experience, we are confident that they will be a valuable resource for the team. We look forward to their guidance and a fresh perspective on the brand.”
The company has been enabling access of quality healthcare for masses to overcome healthcare challenges in the country. Most of its deployments are in the rural areas, where 70 per cent population resides. It has enabled the largest network of centers for telemedicine in 2,200 villages with 8,000 health workers promoting public health to a population of 50 million in rural areas. NCPL currently covers 10 states in India, including Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, UP, Bihar, Rajasthan, Bengal and Tripura. ReMeDi Technology has reduced accessibility from 4.2 kms to 3.4 kms. Services provided are 1.5 times lesser in cost than those at urban healthcare centres, leading to a healthier nation.