Microsoft has now collaborated with the Apollo hospitals to set up aa committee for combating cardiovascular diseases as part of the former initiative AI network for the healthcare.
Called by the name as NCCC(National Clinical Coordination Committee), the initiative will include the doctors from the Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi and King George Medical University, All India Institute of Medical Sciences.
The NCCC team will help to provide the proper guidance on all the cardiovascular and cardiology related Artificial Intelligence projects, apart from providing the critical insights on developing the clinical algorithms and treatment guidelines based on the inferences of a national and multicenter prospective
Previously, Microsoft had tied up with the Apollo to use an AI program to predict the odds of a patient being prone to cardiovascular diseases. With the help of this program, more than 200000 people have been screened on Microsoft Azure platform across the Apollo hospitals, the company revealed.
“The NCCC will help us immensely in our fight against the rising tsunami of non-communicable diseases (NCDs),” said Sangita Reddy, joint managing director, Apollo Hospitals Group. “We are also extending the scope of our partnership with Microsoft to meet the growing healthcare demands of people across the country and contribute more towards saving precious lives.”