Telehealth as an enabler of public health practice
Learning Areas:Communication and informatics
Provision of health care to the public
List at least three ways that telehealth can be used to advance the effective delivery of the “Ten Essential Public Health Services." Describe at least three applications of telehealth for improving population and community health.
Keyword(s): Telehealth, Essential Public Health Services
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Kathy is Director of the Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center (MATRC). Prior to this role, Kathy was Director of the Division of Primary Care and Rural Health in the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). Her responsibilities included the State Office of Rural Health and the State Primary Care Office. Over the course of her 16 years in public health, Kathy spearheaded multiple state wide initiatives aimed at reducing health inequities and disparities.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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