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Telemedicine - What is on the Horizon?


Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 2-A Credit

Average Rating:
   4.8
State Associations:
NCOMA - North Carolina
Faculty:
Steve North, MD
Duration:
59 Minutes
Expiration:
Never expires.


Description

This course will examine how health care has embraced telemedicine during the COVID pandemic and begin discussing how we can use it to transform how we provide acute, chronic and preventive care to our patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the implications for the growth of telehealth beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Identify ways to improve chronic disease health outcomes through the use of telemedicine within the medical home.
  • Describe health equity concerns regarding the rapid expansion of telehealth and potential solutions.

The NC Osteopathic Medical Association (NCOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Medical Association to provide continuing medical education to physicians.  NCOMA designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 2-A credit and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.  

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Dr. North is the Vice President for Medical Operations and the NC State Medical Director for Eleanor Health. Additionally, is the Medical Director for the Health-e-Schools and Health-e-Corrections. He has been designing, implementing and evaluating telemedicine programs since 2007.

His current work includes: leading Eleanor Health’s provision of addiction medicine services via virtual care in North Carolina and three other states; helping lead the 105 school Health-e-Schools School-Based Telemedicine program; and, serving on the National Quality Forum’s Rural Telehealth and Healthcare System Readiness Committee. Dr. North received his undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his medical doctorate from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. He completed his Family Medicine Residency, Adolescent Medicine Fellowship, and Master’s in Public Health at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.


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