The Thai Department of Medical Services (DMS) and Huawei Technologies Thailand have just agreed to establish a smart platform that will enable advanced medical treatments using digital technology.
DMS and Huawei will use 5G technology to launch smart healthcare initiatives involving the country’s National Cancer Institute and Rajavithi Hospital.
Under the two-year agreement, Huawei will provide 5G technology to the two partner hospitals, enabling the immediate upgrade of their existing infrastructure. Moreover, the company will provide digital knowledge transfer, training and project supervision to hospital staff.
The technologies that will be deployed are to be used for telemedicine solutions such as remote monitoring and diagnosis. This is expected to contribute to reducing the risk of transmitting infections between doctors and patients. Moreover, they will be used for emergency care services such as ambulance transportation, where crucial information such as real-time location, patients’ vital signs and video images are transmitted instantly. This enables rescue doctors to receive guidance for emergency care and the hospital team to prepare for treatment or surgery upon arrival.
DMS is seeking to introduce enhanced smart services that apply integrated digital technologies using 5G infrastructure, artificial intelligence, big data and cloud edge computing.
(Sources: The Bangkok Post; Future IoT)