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TCC Webinar: Telemedicine: Increasing Access for Underserved Populations
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When: Thursday, June 16, 2016
2:00-3:00 PM ET
Where: United States

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Telemedicine has the potential to advance health equity by increasing access to primary and specialty care for underserved populations. Despite the increasing evidence base establishing the effectiveness of telemedicine, a number of policy and practice barriers have slowed its widespread adoption. This webinar will examine telemedicine utilization in Georgia and provide a case study for how telemedicine is being used to reduce health disparities through the Mercy Care Street Medicine program.

Learning Objectives:
1) Evaluate the impact of telemedicine on increasing access to health care services for underserved populations;
2) Differential between the policy and practice factors that influence telemedicine adoption and utilization; and
3) Critique a practical example of telemedicine being used to advance health equity

TCC Webinar Panelists:
Sherrie Williams, LCSW
Executive Director for Georgia Partnership for Telehealth

Anitra Walker
Director, Behavioral Health
Mercy Care Atlanta

Megan Douglas, JD
Associate Project Director, Health IT Policy, NCPC
Course Director, Advocacy Rotation,
Pediatrics Residency Program, MSM
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