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The First Global Hellenic Medical Teleconference on COVID-19 on Saturday, June 20, 2020, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM New York Time, organized by the Federation of Hellenic Medical Societies of North America in collaboration with the General Secretariat of Greeks Abroad and the Hellenic Medical Society of New York was a great success.

Dr. Spyros Mezitis, MD, Ph.D., President of the Federation and endocrinologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City moderated the meeting.  Professor Emeritus John Chrysoulakis, General Secretary of Greeks Abroad of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was instrumental in putting the teleconference together.

One hundred physicians from 25 countries, including many University Professors and physicians from several hospitals and 10 Presidents of Hellenic medical societies from around the world, participated.

The Greek Prime Minister Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis prefaced the teleconference with the good news of Greece controlling the pandemic and opening to tourism.  He invited all doctors and bioscientists of Hellenic Athens, Greece next summer at a Global Hellenic Medical Conference.

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Κυβερνητικές Δηλώσεις

Χαιρετισμός του Πρωθυπουργού Κυριάκου Μητσοτάκη στην Πανομογενειακή τηλεδιάσκεψη Ελλήνων Ομογενών Ιατρών με θέμα: «Εξάλειψη του COVID-19» 


Η παγκόσμια τηλεδιάσκεψη Ελλήνων Ομογενών Ιατρών είναι μία σημαντική επιστημονική πρωτοβουλία στη μάχη κατά της πανδημίας.


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On April 282020, the Federation of Hellenic Medical Societies of North America organized a successful hour-long workshop on the topic Possibilities & the Regulatory Environment for the Practice of Telemedicine in cooperation with Capgemini, Inc.

As medical communities across the world are reeling under the impact of COVID 19, the crisis has also brought home the need for updated use of Technology in Medicine.  Dr. Becky Rao, Global Head of Healthcare facilitated the web-conference, along with Dr. Jay Subramanian (Capgemini) and Dr. John Korangy (Careclix).  The following very interesting topics were covered:

1. Review of current Telemedicine practices,

2. Recent Regulatory changes, and