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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 134-136

Conducting interdepartmental tele-joint clinic during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic in a tertiary cancer care center


1 Department of Radiology, ACTREC, Tata Memorial Centre, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Radiology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Information Technology, ACTREC, Tata Memorial Centre, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
4 Department of Head and Surgical Oncology, ACTREC, Tata Memorial Centre, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
5 Department of Medical Oncology, ACTREC, Tata Memorial Centre, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
6 ACTREC, Tata Memorial Centre, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Nitin Sudhakar Shetty
Department of Radiology, ACTREC, Tata Memorial Centre, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai - 410 210, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jhnps.jhnps_59_20

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Introduction: The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has posed numerous challenges to health care across the globe. Time is of the essence in cancer care to prevent disease progression. Materials and Methods: TrueConf ®, a local area network-based software, has been used for holding joint clinic meetings which are an essential part of cancer management at our hospital. Results: A total of 12 meetings were held over a period of 12 weeks where 42 patients were examined and their clinicoradiological evaluation was done. Further treatment decisions were made based on these joint clinics. Conclusion: TrueConf ® is an economical platform and easily implementable system, easing decision-making for critical cases, avoiding crowding in outpatient departments.


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