Posted on: February 27, 2015
Written by: Coalition for Compassionate Care of California
Innovations in health technology are making it possible to provide health care for traditionally hard to reach populations.
Learn how palliative care physician, Michael Fratkin, MD, used crowdfunding to launch a start-up medical practice, and is now using telehealth technology to reach patients in underserved and rural communities.
Out of the Box: How Technology & Innovation Are Increasing Access to Health Care for Hard to Reach Populations
Presenter: Michael D. Fratkin, MD, Founder and Director of ResolutionCare.
Host: Coalition for Compassionate Care of California
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Noon-1 p.m. PST
CCCC Members: $49
Webinar price includes 1 continuing education unit for nurses, social workers and chaplains
Case studies include: ResolutionCare’s crowdfunding model, telemedicine programs, and Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes).
Speaker: Michael D. Fratkin, MD, Founder and Director, ResolutionCare
As a palliative care physician, Dr. Michael Fratkin is dedicated to the well-being of his community in rural Northern California. He created ResolutionCare to bring capable and compassionate care to everyone, everywhere, as they approach the completion of life.
ResolutionCare innovates with technology and new models of value–driven incentives to bring greater quality of living to people with serious illness long before they are ready for hospice. The ResolutionCare team uses technology to restore traditional care in the home, to openly share expertise, and to empower people to plot their own course on their own terms.
Webinar participants will be able to:
- Understand the role of technology in expanding healthcare delivery to under-served and rural communities
- Identify examples of technology innovations in the delivery of health care in California
- Identify opportunities to put technology into practice in expanding palliative care to under-served and rural communities