A National Web Conference on the Role of Telehealth to Increase Access to Care and Improve Healthcare Quality
AHRQ hosted a web conference Tuesday, June 9, 2020, from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. ET, to discuss how telehealth can increase access to care and improve healthcare quality. Specifically, presenters discussed their work on the effectiveness of telepsychiatry, the impact of telemedicine on chronic disease management, and the facilitators and barriers to urban telemedicine adoption. Presenters also discussed how the evidence can be used routinely and during public health emergencies such as a pandemic.
Glen Xiong, MD
Clinical Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Dept. of Neurology, Alzheimer’s Disease Center, University of California at Davis
Elizabeth D. Ferucci, MD, MPH
Clinical Rheumatologist and Researcher, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Kenneth McConnochie, MD, MPH
Professor Emeritus, University of Rochester Medical Center New York at Buffalo
Commander Derrick L. Wyatt
USPHS Commissioned Corps, Division of Health IT Research Grants Manager, Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement at AHRQ
At the conclusion of this web conference, participants should be able to:
- Discuss the effectiveness of telepsychiatry.
- Evaluate the impact of telemedicine on the management of a chronic systemic disease.
- Identify facilitators and barriers to urban telemedicine adoption.
- Presentation Slides (PDF, 6.6 MB). (Persons using assistive technology may not be able to fully access information in this presentation. For assistance, please contact Corey Mackison).
- Q&A (PDF, 256 KB)
If you have any questions, please send an email to DigitalHealthcareResearch@ahrq.hhs.gov.