Tag: global healthcare

Telehealth for a Global Staff: Challenges & Opportunities – Brian Davey, MD (World Bank)

Dr. Brian Davey is a South African physician with extensive experience managing healthcare in International Organizations, holding a MD degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, and post-graduate qualifications in research physiology and occupational health.  He has held various positions in the United Nations system, including Head of…

2nd Opinion Telemedicine & China – Tim Shi, MD (GlobalMD)

Dr. Shi gained his Ph.D. degree in Neuroscience at the Univ. of Bristol School of Medicine, U.K.. and worked as a post-doc fellow at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and a Senior associate scientist at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Shi is the co-founders for…

Telesurgery in Humanitarian Settings – Mohana Amirtharajah, MD, Doctors Without Borders

At this year’s TFSS conference, we had the pleasure of hearing about a telesurgery project from the field work of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF). MSF is one of VSee’s most inspiring humanitarian organizations.  Whether it’s providing aid in war-torn countries, nations hit by natural disasters, or areas facing epidemics, they’re often the…

Apollo Hospitals Establishes Telemedicine in the Himalayas

Thirteen thousand feet above sea level in the Himalayan Mountains, Apollo Hospitals has set up one of the highest telemedicine stations in the world! This government-assisted project, known as the Himachal Pradesh Telehealth Services Project, aims to make quality healthcare more accessible to the people of this remote region of…

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