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2022 U.S. Affiliated Pacific Island Countries & Territories Telehealth Workshop

2022 USAPICT Telehealth Workshop

After more than 2 years of travel limitation, representatives of U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands public hospitals and health agencies, technical and subject matter experts, and resource organizations gathered at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, to discuss and identify short- and long-term goals to improve health care services to their communities through the use of telehealth.

Day 1 - Monday, August 15, 2022
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Pam Fujii, fondly known as "Aunty Pam'', presents a neck lei to Dr. Eminoni from American Samoa DOH. A significant gesture as this is a cultural practice to welcome guests in Hawai'i as well as other Pacific islands.
Day 1 - Monday, August 15, 2022
Day 1 - Monday, August 15, 2022
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On the first day of the workshop, participants provided a briefing on their jurisdiction’s healthcare environment including some of the needs and challenges, telehealth initiatives, and other healthcare and telehealth-related updates. This was a great way to start the 3-day workshop of sharing and learning from each other!
Day 1 - Monday, August 15, 2022
Day 2 - Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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On Day 2, Dr. Jennifer Mbuthia presents the cart mock-up station demonstration. These mobile carts are outfitted with a laptop and various plug-and-play peripheral devices including the JEDMED Horus Scope. Initially, the carts were intended for the military to assist smaller primary care clinics with no specialists in facilitating asynchronous exams with tertiary care specialists.
Day 2 - Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Day 2 - Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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Participants test out the innovative phone peripherals for remote patient care. Dr. Myra Adelbai-Fraser from Palau is seen here taking Chuuk Community Health Center CEO Inou Shomour's temperature using the Nonagon during the hands-on workshop at the UH Nancy Atmospera-Walch School of Nursing.
Day 2 - Tuesday, August 16, 2022