THE USE OF TELEMEDICINE FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS
Telemedicine is a fast-emerging global phenomenon defined by the WHO as:
“The delivery of healthcare services, where distance is a critical factor, by all health care professionals using information and communication technologies for the exchange of valid information for
- prevention of diseases and injuries,
- continuing education of health care providers
all in the interests of advancing the health of individuals and their communities”.
Continuing education and exchange of knowledge as a subset of telemedicine has much evolved over the past years, but it yet to be utilized to its full potential.
The use of today’s technology holds promise in bridging divided of distance and enables far-flung areas to be mentored in operative advances.
Surgical telementoring is a vastly under-utilized technique and could be a new way to impart and improve upon surgical education.
During Surgical telementoring an expert physician guides another one at a different geographical location.
WHAT EMS OFFERS
Live training with
4K UHD operating rooms and highly qualified professionals.
Within the framework of offering the most cutting-edge technologies, EMS extends its services to the healthcare professionals, bridging the gap towards the latest healthcare innovations.
E-education/tele-education is a growing phenomenon which is also being applied in the medical and surgical field.
In partnership with Fondazione Poliambulanza, EMS offers healthcare professionals the opportunity, through the most advanced teleconferencing and video-conferencing tools, to attend live training and apprenticeship sessions.
As recognized by the International Joint Commission’s (JCI), Poliambulanza has reached a standard of excellence with regards to different fields, such as the clinical, managerial, technological and formative ones especially for bariatric liver, pancreas, stomach and duodenum surgery; for this EMS and Poliambulanza have teamed up to break frontiers and expand the knowledge beyond borders taking advantage of the most advanced technologies, pioneering 4K UHD operating rooms and highly qualified professionals.
HOW WE MAKE IT HAPPEN?
Our Cairo office is equipped with the latest conferencing technologies, connected to the multiple OR of Poliambulanza in Brescia, Italy, allowing the attending Egyptian healthcare professionals to be connected, in livestream, with the top-notch operating professionals in Italy to attend their procedures, learning about the latest procedures, medical outbreaks and scientific innovations.