Samsung India has announced Samsung Smart Healthcare program at King George Hospital in Visakhapatnam. The program aims at providing affordable health care of high quality to people from economically and socially challenged backgrounds.
As part of the program, the tech giant has provided advanced and innovative healthcare equipment such as digital ultrasound and digital x-ray manufactured by the company free to select government hospitals across the country, ANI reported.
The facility was inaugurated by G.Srijana, IAS and Joint Collector, Visakhapatnam on Monday. The joint collector, on this occasion, appreciated the efforts by the officials to providing quality healthcare to economically challenged patients.
Visakhapatnam district collector Pravin Kumar said, “Quality healthcare facilities are the need of the hour today. We are pleased to collaborate with Samsung India for this program. The Smart Healthcare initiative will equip the hospital with much-needed advanced healthcare devices to facilitate quality healthcare services. We are dedicated to offer affordable and advanced healthcare facilities for the people of Andhra Pradesh and welcome the support from Samsung to equip our hospitals with the latest healthcare equipment.”
“Samsung believes in transforming communities and creating a better life for people. We are pleased to partner with the Government of Andhra Pradesh to offer healthcare solutions with the effective use of technology. Through this collaboration, we aspire to provide people in Vishakhapatnam and its adjoining areas easy access to advanced healthcare facilities. Samsung Smart Healthcare program combines good infrastructure, latest technology and best available medical expertise under one roof,” said Deepak Bhardwaj, Vice President, SamsungIndia.