CME Event

Telehealth: The Elite Masterclass Series

20th March 2021 at 1:30-6 PM Gulf Standard Time

This Telehealth Masterclass will be recorded, transcribed, and published as a white paper.

CME points will be subject to the length of your attendance. One hour equals 1 CME point, two hours equals 2 CME points, and three hours equals 3 CME points. We will send your certificate and points by email within 48 hours after the event.


It is FREE to attend this Telehealth Masterclass. Register your interest to attend / to receive a video copy afterward.


13:30 – 13:45

Opening and Introduction

Chairman, Dr Samer EllahhamMD, CPHQ, EFQM, FACMQ, FACP, FACC, FAHA, FCCP.

13:45 – 14:45

Telehealth and Coronavirus: Impact on Each Other and Opportunity to Surmount Machiavellian Forces

Presentation by Dr Amar Gupta, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL), Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES), and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

14:50 – 15:20

How to build a Successful Telemedicine Program and Generate Revenue

Presentation by Professor Elizabeth A. Krupinski, Ph.D., FSPIE, FSIIM, FATA, FAIMBE.  Associate Director of Evaluation for the Arizona Telemedicine Program and co-Director of the Southwest Telehealth Resource Center. Co-Editor of the Journal of Telemedicine & Telecare and on the Editorial Board of the Telemedicine & E-Health Journal. Dr. Krupinski is Professor and Vice-Chair for Research at Emory University in the Department of Radiology & Imaging Sciences.

15:30 – 16:30

Patient Safety, Regulations and Cyber Security.

Panel Session led by Chairman,  Professor Jefferson G Fernandes, MD, MSc, Ph.D., MBA. Dr Fernandes is Vice President of the Brazilian Association of Telemedicine and Telehealth. He is also the coordinator of the Telemedicine Education Program, Medical Association of São Paulo, Brazil.

Panel members

  1. Professor Supten. N. Sarbadhikari, MBBS, PhD. Professor of Health Informatics. Expert Roster for Digital Health at the World Health Organisation.
  2. Professor Corrado Giustozzi, CISM, CRISC, C-CISO, Director at the Italian association of information security professionals (Clusit). Former senior cybersecurity expert at Agency for Digital Italy and member of the Advisory Group at the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA).
  3. Dr Osama Elhassan, board member of the international society of Telemedicine and eHealth ISfTeH. A software engineer by training with 12 years of experience in digital health.
  4. Mr Andrew Phillips. COO of Wollongong University Dubai and former director of Daman Insurance

16:30 – 17:30

Telemedicine: Leveraging Mhealth, Wearable Mtech and Virtual Healthcare Centres.

Panel session led by Chairman, Professor Sergio Pillon, MD, Ph.D., Co-Author of Italian National Telemedicine Guidelines (Ministry of Health) and Chilean Telemedicine and Telehealth Guidelines. Expert of Italian National Health Institute, ISS, TISP Center, Medical Director of CIRM, centro internazionale Radio Medico.

Panel members

  1. Dr. Oren Mechanic. Director of Telehealth, Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians (HMFP) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC).
  2. Prof. Tamer Emara, Professor of Neurology, Director of Ain Shams Virtual Hospital.
  3. Associate Prof. Fahad D. Algahtani, CEO of Health services & Dean of Public Health and Health Informatics College, university of ha’il.
  4. Professor Kristian Kidholm.  Leader in European Telemedicine. Professor and Head of research at Center for Innovative Medical Technologies at Odense University Hospital and University of Southern Denmark
  5. Mr Rashed Assouma. CEO of Homepital

17:30 – 18:00

Questions and answers to the chairs and panel members

Led by the Chairman, Dr Samer Ellahham, MD, CPHQ, EFQM, FACMQ, FACP, FACC, FAHA, FCCP


It is FREE to attend this Telehealth Masterclass. Register your interest to attend / to receive a video copy afterward.












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