Teletrauma

Creating and putting in operation of a remote care program for trauma patients and developing a supportive regulatory framework was one of the main goals of USAID support for PITSHE Albania during the period October 2011-September 2013. In order to achieve this goal, these main achievements were realized:

  • The establishment and operation of the Teletrauma Center in the Trauma University Hospital. This center was renovated by the USACE in 2014.
  • Conducting a situation analysis of trauma and the trauma system in Albania and presenting relevant recommendations to the Ministry of Health and Trauma University Hospital.
  • The first draft of clinical guidelines for the management of trauma and initiation of the process of their technical discussion.
  • The first draft of the guidelines for the Trauma Patient Transfers to the Trauma University Hospital and initiating discussion regarding the technical (and/or physical process of patient transfers).

The organization and technical support of trauma patient teleconsultation between Trauma University Hospital and regional hospitals part of PITSHE.

Teletrauma