Samsung Launched Smart Healthcare Centers in Tamil Nadu

Samsung entered into a partnership with the Government of Tamil Nadu for providing advanced healthcare equipment in specific government hospitals

A memorandum of understanding was signed between Samsung India and Department of Medical, Health and Family Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu in November 2017. Chief Minister K Palaniswami at a function held in Coimbatore recently, formally launched the 15 Samsung Smart Health Centers in the State.

Samsung, Korean tech major has signed agreement with the Government of Tamil Nadu under which Samsung will provide 15 Smart Healthcare centers in the State. As a part of agreement, the company will provide advanced healthcare equipment such as digital ultrasound, x-ray machines, apart from LED TV, air conditioner, and refrigerators to selected government hospitals. The partnership aims to provide cost-effective and quality healthcare to people. Furthermore, it supports government’s efforts to benefit communities with limited access to quality healthcare across primary, secondary and tertiary levels .Also on the occasion, he unveiled a Healthcare Centre at a government hospital in Edappadi in Salem district.

Samsung has reportedly partnered with Government of Karnataka providing 1,000 tab IRIS to the public health centers in the state. The tab IRIS was the first commercial IRIS integrated tablet to be approved by UIDAI for Aadhaar. “Our government is working towards creating better medical facilities for the public and this collaboration with Samsung for the Smart Healthcare programme will go a long way in fulfilling that vision,” said Palaniswami in a statement.

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