October 14, 2015
HNC Virtual Solutions Provides Virtual Care Technology to Help M.E.R.C.I’s (“Medical Emergency Relief for Christian Iraqis”) Humanitarian Efforts
Wixom, Michigan: HNC Virtual Solutions is providing its virtual care technology to help support M.E.R.C.I’s efforts in four cities in Iraq where there are large concentrations of Christian refugees. Musib Gappy, M.D., President of Chaldean American Association for Health Professionals, said “HNC’s technology will enable us to provide care for patients in the cities of Dohok, Alqosh, Erbil,and Kerkouk. There will also be a mobile unit in Zakho for the Yazidi population.”
Stephen Shaya, M.D., EVP of J & B and HNC, recently spoke at a M.E.R.C.I event and said, “By utilizing our technology, refugees will have access to medical care virtually from providers across the globe,” He also quoted Mother Teresa. “There are no great things, only small things with great love.”
CAAHP is a nonprofit and nonpolitical educational organization which was founded in 1999 to support Chaldean health care providers. Made up of physicians, pharmacists, dentists, nurses, and other allied health professionals of Chaldean descent, the CAAHP serves as a professional forum offering education, networking, and community service opportunities. With the blessing of the Catholic Church and Bishop Francis, the Chaldean American Association for Health Professionals (“CAAHP”) has formed the Medical Emergency Relief for Christian Iraqis (“M.E.R.C.I.”) committee. The mission of this committee is to provide emergency medical services and supplies to persecuted and displaced Iraqi Christians.
HNC Virtual Solutions is a member of the J&B Medical Supply family of companies. HNC is a fast-paced, highly-focused telehealth product and solution provider based in Wixom, MI. HNC Virtual Solutions mission as a telemedicine solutions company is to overcome traditional healthcare delivery challenges through a forward thinking innovative virtual clinic approach by providing clients with a clinical grade all-in-one, user-friendly telemedicine and telehealth platform. Various VideoDocTM solutions are designed to deliver substantial savings in healthcare costs for patients, measurable improvements in patient outcomes, expanded physician specialist availability, and significant reductions in time, travel and expense. HNC Virtual Solutions telemedicine solution offers a unique combination of HIPAA and HITECH compliant video consultations, virtual house calls, FDA approved peripherals, triage and rounds, combined with the ability to take, store and retrieve patient vitals from anywhere to anywhere throughout the world.