Evercare Group, a leading healthcare delivery platform that operates hospitals, clinics, and diagnostic facilities across Africa and South Asia has established a new multi-specialist hospital in Lagos, Nigeria.
Evercare Hospital, Lekki is purpose-built as a state-of-the-art private hospital offering advanced care across a range of specialty medical services, like the E-care telemedicine platform.
The E-care platform offers tele and video consultations with general practitioners and Specialist Doctors in various fields of medicine.
This platform brings about a change in the Outpatient consultation model as it allows clinicians to reach out to their patients remotely via a video conferencing model to be able to address their healthcare needs in the patients’ time of need.
It costs less than a physical visit, and is particularly advantageous to the elderly who face mobility challenges, as they will be receiving prompt care from the comfort of their homes.
Ecare’s telemedicine platform will be embedded into Evercare’s website which allows patients to schedule appointments, process payments, manage existing Doctors, and access Ecare services via mobile and desktops with no installation or app download required.
Dr. Ayo Shonibare, Chief Medical Officer, Evercare Hospital Lekki, noted: “We are living in unprecedented times where patients avoid physical consultations in hospitals, and rather prefer virtual interactions with clinicians, with remote care and monitoring, from the comfort of their homes.
“It has become important for the healthcare industry to reach out to their patients and introduce them to a new way of consulting with their Clinicians.
“On this premise, therefore, we have launched the Telemedicine platform, Ecare to help fill the gap by providing you the ability to consult remotely and also give you the satisfaction of having the Clinician interact with you face to face”.