The leading pharmaceutical company, Eris Lifesciences, and one of India’s largest professional networking platform for doctors, PlexusMD, has joined hands to promote a unique AI-powered learning platform named “Saarthi” on the occassion of National Doctors Day(July 1, 2019).
The app-based platform aims at enabling physicians in India to stay connected with global developments and practice evidence-based medicine to improve patient health outcomes.
The artificial intelligence (AI) empowered technology and machine learning can help tailor the content and adapt the pace of delivery to each practicing physician’s unique learning needs for them to apply the insights more effectively in their practice.
A distinctive feature of the app is a calculator that will help doctors quickly arrive at the right dosages, drug combinations and diagnostic criteria for commonly encountered situations
By providing Continuing Medical Education (CME), medical content, medico-legal precedents, medical conference feeds and case discussions, “Saarthi” offers to provide a one-stop destination platform for physicians.
Highlighting the need for such an offering, Dr. Viraj Suvarna, President Medical, Eris Lifesciences Ltd. said: “This partnership is a step forward in a domain that requires deep learning but where time constraints become a major deterrent for doctors”.
“Saarthi is a unique platform where an AI-powered engine will deliver precise and customized content to the enrolled doctors depending on their interests and learning requirements. The app will address two critical issues in today’s time –information overload and fake news – to ensure doctors are provided with information relevant to them.” explains, Dr. Rohan Desai, Founder, PlexusMD.
“Technology has made learning an enjoyable experience. The traditional learning that doctors were exposed to during their graduation and post-graduation days can now be made exciting with the use of technology. Doctors can learn from case studies using virtual and augmented reality”, he added.