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The Regional Telemedicine Center of Berat is located in the first floor of the Hospital. It consists of one room equipped with a Polycom HDX 8000 videoconferencing technology and three personal computers connected to the electronic library system. These two systems, allow this Telemedicine Center, real-time access to the Telemedicine network and electronic library system such as PubMed and Hinari.
The opening ceremony of the Regional Telemedicine Center of Berat was on April 22, 2015. This center has been fully renovated by US EUCOM and equipped with the most modern and advanced telemedicine equipments, by Integrated Telemedicine and e-Health Program-AL (ITeHP-AL), a USAID funded program. The event was attended by numerous distinguished figures some of which were telepresent, including: USA Ambassador Mr. Donald Lu, the Minister of Health, Mr. Ilir Beqaj, US EUCOM representative Major K. Mitchell, USAID representative Dr. Agimi Koçiraj, Dr. Zhaneta Shatri and numerous prominent figures in the health field.
The coordinator for the Regional Telemedicine Center of Berat is Dr. Arqile Vasili. Dr. Vasili finished his studies for General Medicine in 1997 and later attended specialization for Obstetrics-Gynecology in the Faculty of Medicine, Tirane. Dr. Vasili has been working as a Obstetrics-Gynecology doctor in Berat Regional Hospital since 2009 and in 2010 was promoted as Associate Technical Chief of this Hospital.