• Pre-hospital Emergency medical management is non existent India.
  • Specialised medical facilities and expertise are centralized in major cities. Similar facilities are rarely and sporadically present in tier 2 and tier 3 cities and non-existent in rural or districts.
  • For elective advanced medical care, patients make the journey to the Super specialist hospitals in major cities. In emergencies, the same journey is done in a highly distressing and chaotic manner with nil medical help en-route. The outcome in most cases is very poor.
  • Health related emergencies (trauma or otherwise) can happen to any one and is always unexpected.
  • Timely medical help is desperately needed but very rarely available when it is needed the most.
  • People living abroad or away from elderly parents and relatives find themselves helpless when a medical calamity occurs at home.
  • Road traffic accidents and travel related an emergency always happens in the most unfamiliar surroundings where access to medical facilities become a big challenge.
  • Medical insurance does not cover pre-hospital emergency medical or trauma care.
  • Medical insurance rarely covers planned Inter-ICU patient transfers.
  • Medical Insurance does not cover Organ retrieval.