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PBTRC Attends 2017 Hawaiʻi Health Workforce Summit

PBTRC staff manning a booth

On September 10th, the Hawaiʻi/Pacific Basin Area Health Education Center (AHEC) hosted the 2017 Hawaiʻi Health Workforce Summit. The Pacific Basin Telehealth Resource Center’s booth received over 215 walkthroughs from individuals who were looking to learn more about telehealth. PBTRC staff shared telehealth information with doctors, dentists, social workers, and other allied health professionals. The PBTRC’s co-director, Dr. Deborah Birkmire-Peters, also spoke on a panel about rural health. Other panel topics included oral health, geriatrics, and insurance updates.