To provide quality healthcare services to patients from the comfort of their homes and promote Digital India and e-Governance, defence minister Rajnath Singh had launched Services e-Health Assistance and Teleconsultation (SeHAT) on May 27, 2021. It is designed to be extremely simple and easy to use, which requires minimal effort from the users. It aims to provide.
Furthermore, taking the healthcare delivery right to the patient’s doorsteps, defence secretary Ajay Kumar, took the initiative of providing Home Delivery or Self Pickup of Medicines to patients seeking consultation on SeHAT. Individuals desirous of their home delivery of self-pick-up may indicate their preference while logged in. To start with, this project of home delivery will be started with Base Hospital Delhi Cantt, effective February 1, 2022, and would be extended to more and more stations in coming times.
Here is what you need to know about the app:
SeHAT is the tri-services teleconsultation service of the MoD designed for all entitled personnel and their families.
Stay home OPD is a patient-to-doctor system where the patient can consult a doctor remotely through the internet using his smartphone, laptop, desktop or tablet.
The consultation occurs through video, audio and chat at the same time.
The SeHAT app enables safe and structured video-based clinical consultations between a doctor in a hospital, and a patient within the confines of his or her home anywhere in the country.
The user does not need to pay anything to seek teleconsultation & can simply access the services by visiting https://sehatopd.gov.in, or by using the SeHAT apps available on the Play store & App Stores.
Consultations so far
Since its launch, there have been more than 10,000 successful teleconsultations on SeHAT, with a strong team of 2000 plus doctors on board.