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The Telemedicine Center in Elbasan Regional Center is located in the second floor of the Hospital. It has 4 rooms, which are equipped with the Telemedicine Conferencing and e-library technology. The Conferencing room is the main room in this center, and is equipped with Polycom HDX 8000 videoconferencing technology. The other 2 rooms are the Electronic Libraries. They have a total of 8 personal computers which are connected with the electronic library system of the Telemedicine Center of Albania.
The opening ceremony of the Regional Telemedicine Center of Elbasan 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: 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 Elbasan is Brikena Bylyku. Brikena finished her studies in the Faculty of Nursing in 2006. She later got a master on “Quality and security in the prevention of the infections correlated in the assistance”. Today she works at the Regional Hospital of Elbasan as head of Nursing. Brikena Bylyku also took part in the telemedicine leadership and training event of “Annual Albanian Leadership Development for Telemedicine and e-Health Seminar”.