The healthcare industry witnessed a massive transformation from in-person visits to virtual care since the onset of the pandemic. Telehealth & mHealth applications & providers have simplified health access & care delivery in these trying times. Unfortunately, not everyone was able to avail the benefits of improved health access. Health inequity is still a major concern in the medical industry, including virtual care practices. This is the fourth episode of the webinar series Health Leadership Insights' that will focus on discussing the implementation of health equity in virtual care practices to offer quality & timely care access to every patient in need.
Our webinar speaker for this episode is Abner Mason, a healthcare technology leader, & the founder & CEO of ConsejoSan. He will be sharing personal insights & knowledge into his vision for ensuring health equity among multicultural communities, & how telehealth can be applied to remove health disparities.
What you will learn?
- What difficulties do the communities faced with health inequity go through in terms of virtual health access?
- How can you bridge this gap & provide quality real-time virtual care to communities deprived of it?
- Which measures can a health leader take to ensure health equity among all communities using telehealth?
Meet the Speakers
Abner Mason is a healthcare technology leader & TEDx speaker, who addresses health disparities based on his personal & professional experiences. He helps healthcare & policy leaders to take steps to create a more just, equitable, & effective system. Abner is a member of the American Medical Association's External Equity & Innovation Advisory Group. He also serves on the boards of Manifest MedEx, California's largest health information exchange (HIE), & the California Black Health Network. Abner was appointed by President George W. Bush to the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS. He served as the Chairman of the International Committee from 2002 through 2005. Abner is the founder & CEO of ConsejoSan, aiming to deliver equal care access among all communities.
Stacy is a Senior Healthcare Advisor at OSP. She is a patient consultant & healthcare advocate with over 20 years of experience in the health industry & physician practice management. Stacy is one of 10 HIMSS Digital Influencers & a patient advocate. She has expertise in patient opinions & patient-centric health product design. Stacy is a stage IV colorectal cancer survivor & full-time caregiver to her intellectually & developmentally disabled son. She also works towards the association of pharma/technology companies & healthcare institutions.