The News Scroll 09 June 2020  Last Updated at 6:50 pm | Source: PTI

Portea Medical inks pact with Greater Chennai Corp

Portea Medical inks pact with Greater Chennai Corp
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Chennai, June 9 (PTI): Home Healthcare company Portea Medical on Tuesday said it has partnered with Greater Chennai Corporation to provide home isolation services for COVID-19 affected patients in the city.

Portea Medical MD and CEO Meena Ganesh said, "we are happy to join hands with Greater Chennai Corporation in their battle against COVID-19." "The partnership would enable us to put their experience into practice during a time when it is imperative for private players to work closely with government authorities," she was quoted as saying in a press release.

The company said under its initiative with Greater Chennai Corporation about 2,500 COVID-19 patients have been ''on-boarded'' for home isolation services and 50 have been transferred to hospitals after taking up initial screening.

More than 2,500 e-consultations have been provided and about 1,200 patients have been discharged after [treatment till date.

The patients do not have to pay any fee for the service, the company said.

Portea Medical said the patients were monitored remotely through a comprehensive tracking system involving government doctors and experts from Portea for the entire isolation period of 14 days.PTI VIJ BN WELCOME WELCOME


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