Imphal/Bhopal: Samsung India inaugurated the Samsung Smart Healthcare Program at Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in Imphal, Manipur and at Jai Prakash Government District Hospital in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh to provide affordable and quality healthcare to patients from the economically and socially weaker sections of society.
As part of its Smart Healthcare program, Samsung provides advanced and innovative healthcare equipment such as ultrasound and digital x-ray manufactured by the Company free to select government hospitals across the country.
The Samsung Smart Healthcare facility in Manipur was inaugurated by Smt. Najma Heptulla, Governor of Manipur.
The facility in Bhopal was inaugurated by Shri Rustam Singh, Minister of Public Health and Family Welfare, Government of Madhya Pradesh and Smt. Gouri Singh, Principal Secretary, Government of Madhya Pradesh in the presence of other dignitaries.
“Quality healthcare facilities are the need of the hour today. I am happy that companies such as Samsung have made a start and have come forward to set up programs like Samsung Smart Healthcare. We are dedicated to offer affordable and advanced healthcare facilities for the people of Madhya Pradesh and welcome the support from Samsung to equip our hospitals with the latest healthcare equipment,” said Shri Rustam Singh, Minister of Public Health and Family Welfare.
Samsung Smart Healthcare is Samsung India’s flagship citizenship initiative in the healthcare space.
“Samsung works on the core value of transforming communities and creating a better life for people. We are pleased to offer healthcare solutions with the effective use of technology in Bhopal. Through this, we aspire to provide many more people in the state easy access to advanced healthcare facilities. Samsung Smart Healthcare program combines good infrastructure, latest technology and best available medical expertise under one roof,” said Mr. Deepak Bhardwaj, Vice President, Samsung India.
Samsung Smart Healthcare program aims to support the Government’s efforts to benefit communities with limited access to quality healthcare. With innovative products such as ultrasound, digital x-ray and accessories that facilitate healthcare intervention and multiple medical examinations, since 2015, Samsung has collaborated with 16 government hospitals across to country for the Samsung Smart Healthcare program.
Over 3.5 lakh patients from economically and socially weaker sections of society have benefitted from the Samsung Smart Healthcare program till date. Doctors, technicians, and radiologists are also trained to handle state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and software.
Samsung India recently partnered with the Government of Uttar Pradesh to add 20 new Samsung Smart Healthcare centres across the state and provide affordable and quality healthcare to patients from the economically and socially weaker sections of society.