Empower Mobility Solutions Private Limited, a Hyderabad based start up, launched a unique social impact product CallAmbulance, an Emergency Mobile Application integrated with GVK EMRI.
GVK EMRI (Emergency Management and Research Institute is the largest professional Emergency Service Provider in India today.
CallAmbulance was formally launched by Health Minister of Government of Telangana, Dr. Laxma Reddy in his chamber in Secretariat on Monday.
CallAmbulance, an Emergency Mobile App that is integrated with EMRI enables emergency service providers/care givers to know precisely patient’s GPS location and health condition. Even before the patient arrives at the emergency care, they already know patient condition, get prepared well, thus enables them respond faster, quicker and suitably informed Umashankar Kotthuru, Founder, Director, CEO and Jagadish Babu Vishwanatham, Founder, Director, COO of the company.
The objective of CallAmbulance app is to help citizens in distress to avail emergency care more efficiently and do so within the Golden Hour.
CallAmbulance is first of its kind integrated emergency notification app. It helps patients prone to emergencies get accelerated help from GVK EMRI (108), friends and family. Using state of the art, yet commonly available technologies, a person in distress can use CallAmbulance app and notify GVK EMRI call centre with information about his/her location using GPS on the mobile phone, health history, emergency contacts/family doctors and insurance details etc before patient or attendants call emergency service.
All this is done with a touch of one button. Armed with this information, GVK EMRI can validate the information from patient in distress much more efficiently and improve the efficiency of dispatching Ambulance to the patient.
The doctor on call at GVK EMRI will have enough information on Patient to guide a treatment procedure remotely if required. Also, the patient’s family and friends are notified on the entire emergency and they can track the patient whereabouts on Google maps with a link that is sent to them as SMS
A historical study of emergencies in India establishes that approx 85% of emergencies fall into these five categories- Road Accidents, Cardiac Arrest, Neuro Stroke, Pregnancy and Infant care. While road accidents are unpredictable and could happen to anyone, a citizen who has any of the above health conditions can proactively install this app on their mobile and be more ready to face any emergency.
In emergency medicine, the golden hour referred to that precious one hour or less following traumatic injury or medical emergency, during which there is the highest likelihood that prompt medical treatment will prevent death
With the proliferation of mobile phones, this is a service that will be beneficial to all segments of the society, especially those under privileged who struggle to describe their location with very difficult landmarks or health conditions to 108 call centre at the time of distress.
CallAmbulance App concept has won the best mobile app for creating social impact from HySEA, It is now well integrated with GVK EMRI and ready for use. Since the EMRI service is spread across 15 states (Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Assam, Meghalaya, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Kerala) and two Union Territories (Diu Daman and Dadra Nagar Haveli) CallAmbulance App will be found useful across the country.
Not only that, CallAmbulance is building an ecosystem to integrate Corporates, Schools, Hospitals & has created CallAmbulance4Groups to empower Corporates, Schools and Communities to manage emergencies for their members. If any of them require this to be setup, they can reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 040-3936 3963 & setup an appointment for the same.
Hospitals can register with CallAmbulance and setup their hospital to be in preferred hospital providers for emergencies with patients, corporates, schools in the neighborhood.
This ecosystem that CallAmbulance is building will ensure that an Integrated Service can be provided to patient in Distress.
People can give a missed call to “040-3936 3926” to download the app. (INN)