WEBINAR: Mobile Telehealth for HIV Care

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When:
March 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
2019-03-07T13:00:00-06:00
2019-03-07T14:00:00-06:00
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Anna Clayton, Capacity Building Coordinator,
202.507.4744

DESCRIPTION:

HealthHIV’s third presentation in the Telehealth Webinar Series features Oklahoma State University’s (OSU) mobile HIV telemedicine program.  This mobile clinic delivers one-on-one care, including HIV care, via live-video telemedicine in the state’s rural areas. Dr. Madhuri Lad of OSU will describe the development of this program, including technology, software, staffing, and infrastructure. The presentation includes practical solutions to overcome the challenges of implementing and maintaining a mobile telemedicine program, such as cost, staff training, time, and client engagement.

OBJECTIVES:

  • Describe the benefits and challenges of telemedicine services.
  • List the tools needed to start a telemedicine program for HIV.
  • Review the equipment, platforms, and cost of executing a telemedicine program.
  • Highlight the advantages and disadvantages of using a telemedicine bus to provide HIV consultation.
  • Explain the challenges of delivering telemedicine in rural settings and solutions to overcome them.

 

PRESENTERS:

  • Madhuri Lad, D.O., FACOI, AAHIVS – Assistant Program and Medical Director, Oklahoma State University
  • Anna Clayton, MPH – Capacity Building Coordinator, HealthHIV