CME INDIA Presentation by Admin.
On 7th December 2020, Shri Harivansh Narayan Singh, Dy. Chairman, Rajya Sabha, inaugurated the CME INDIA website. He highlighted how CME INDIA’s judicious use of technology has contributed significantly to the advancement of scientific knowledge.
Shri Harivansh blessed the occasion and hailed the digital transformation of medical science. He praised this unique concept and emphasised on updating the physicians’ knowledge – Especially during COVID times, when every day guidelines and concepts are changing, only such platforms can meet the demand. He further added that professionals in other sectors should take a leaf out of CME INDIA’s book and try to wisely use technology for the betterment of society.
This launch was carried out over a ZOOM meeting and was attended by many noteworthy figures from the medical community including – Dr Bansho Saboo, Ahmedabad; Dr Shashank Joshi, Mumbai; Dr Meena Chhabra, Delhi; Dr Aloke, Gorakhpur; Dr Harish Darla, Mysuru; Dr T Rekha, Chennai; Dr Nishith Kumar and Dr Vinay, Ranchi; Dr Hemshankar Sharma, Bhagalpur; Dr Akash Kumar Singh, Vadodara; Dr Subhash Kumar, Patna; Dr L Srinivasa, Bengaluru; Dr Bijay Patni, Kolkata etc. The inauguration was conducted by Dr Leena Singh and presented by Dr N K Singh.
CME INDIA Background
CME INDIA is a unique knowledge platform that focuses on the Continuous Medical Education of internal medicine physicians and super specialists. The content on the platform is curated by the medical professionals who are a part of one of its six WhatsApp groups. This leads to dynamic discussions and a rich pool of documented knowledge for the future.
Though CME INDIA WhatsApp groups had been active since 2016, their presence became pivotal in the COVID times as medical professionals across the world struggled to deal with the notorious virus. Medical guidelines were changing overnight and created tremendous confusion. Thus, the medical fraternity leveraged the presence of the CME INDIA groups to better understand the virus and discuss possible treatments. These discussions have been used in making national policies and modifications in treatment protocols as well.
A trial version of the website was launched on 19th August 2020. In a span of merely 3 months, the webpage has been visited by thousands of visitors. In fact, two CME INDIA articles went viral and were circulated across the globe – together amassing nearly 130,000 views.
The Digital Transformation of CME INDIA groups – with limited participants – to a platform for all medical professionals has been carried out by Rishav Manaswi, Founder (Dynamic Cognition), MBA, (France). He is responsible for not only the fluid design of the website but also content management on a day-to-day basis.
CME INDIA WhatsApp group discussions have become a boon for medical fraternity in India. These discussions are edited, modified and the best of those discussions, cases, updates are posted daily on the website.
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