06 Nov 2019
In a first, Health ATM installed at Lucknow railway station
The walk-in kiosks are equipped with integrated medical devices for measuring basic vitals; conducting cardiology, neurology, pulmonary, gynecology testing; basic laboratory testing and emergency facilities, and provide as many as 16 check-ups at affordable rates.
The facility has been promoted by YOLO Health ATM
The kiosks offer two types of check-ups, viz a 9-minute check-up that costs Rs. 100, and a 6-minute one that comes at Rs. 50.
The check-ups available at the facility include Body Mass Index (BMI), blood pressure test, body fat, hemoglobin, metabolic age, muscle mass, weight, height, temperature, basal metabolic rating, visceral fat, oxygen saturation, pulse rate, blood glucose, and bone mass.
The report is delivered instantly via e-mail/SMS
In order to avail the facility, passengers are required to enter their details such as name, age, phone number etc. into the machine, followed by a fingerprint scan.
The report is generated instantly and delivered via e-mail or SMS to the passenger.
A medical attendant is also available at the kiosk to assist the passengers.
About 50-60 passengers are using the facility daily, said YOLO
Notably, the Railways plans to set up similar health check-up kiosks in Bareilly and Moradabad soon.
"A passenger with high fever or any other kind of health problem, can easily go through the procedure in a short span of time and decide whether to continue with their journey or not," Amresh Thakur, state head of YOLO Health ATM told ANI.