Project ECHO Executive Director and founder Sanjeev Arora, MD, will be taking part in a Brookings Institution MEDTalk, “Transforming Rural Health through Telehealth and Education, on Dec. 8, beginning at 10 a.m.
The 90-minute talk will feature moderated discussions on lessons learned from the Arkansas’ ANGELS program and Project ECHO. Both organizations will discuss their different approaches to rural health using technologies that facilitate appropriate access to specialty care and decision support for primary care. Arora will participate on the panel, “Connection Established: Providing Appropriate Access to Specialists."
The session will end with a 20-minute town-hall style Q&A session with all MEDTalk participants.
The Brookings Institution is a nonpartisan Washington, D.C. think tank interested in supporting clinicians and policymakers working toward healthcare delivery reform.
You can watch a live-stream webcast of the event. For the full agenda go to http://www.brookings.edu/events/2014/12/08-medtalk-rural-health-care.