Abu Dhabi: There was a 2,000 per cent rise within the variety of calls obtained by Abu Dhabi Telemedicine Centre (ADTC) because the begin of the COVID-19 pandemic, the power has introduced.

The distant well being monitoring and session service obtained 68,524 calls between March and July, and accomplished a complete of 22,311 teleconsultations, representing 15,289 medical circumstances.

Throughout a digital audit by the well being regulator, the Division of Well being, the Mubadala Healthcare-owned ADTC scored 98.7 per cent.

“These outcomes replicate mixed efforts throughout authorities and the personal sector to fight COVID-19 and reveal the significance of telemedicine in optimising well being assets, and the proficiency of caregivers to ship distant care,” the Abu Dhabi Media Workplace stated on Monday.

The ADTC is one in all Abu Dhabi’s first distant well being companies. Launched in 2016, demand for its companies, like these of different distant well being suppliers, has grown at an unprecedented fee because the begin of the coronavirus pandemic.


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