Archive for January 2016

2016 Telehealth Policy Workshop

2016 Telehealth Policy Workshop

(L-R) State Senator Rosalyn H. Baker; Christina Higa, Co-Program Director, PBTRC; State Representative Della Au Belatti; U.S. Senator Brian Schatz; Deborah Birkmire-Peters, PhD, Co-Program Director, PBTRC

On January 7, 2016, the Pacific Basin Telehealth Resource Center co-hosted a Telehealth Policy Workshop with the Honorable Senator Brian Schatz.  The workshop entitled, Policy Workshop on Telehealth Opportunities in Hawaiʻi: Planning A Way Forward, brought together key telehealth stakeholders and leaders in the State of Hawaii to discuss and plan tangible next steps to advance telehealth in Hawaii in regards to reimbursement, malpractice coverage, capacity building, health disparities, and others.

For additional information about the workshop and to access presentation materials, please click here: