The Impact of Telehealth on Health Equity from the Perspective of Large Healthcare Systems during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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This COCA Call will be held on Friday, March 27, 2020

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During this COCA Call, presenters from Kaiser Permanente and the Veteran’s Health Administration will discuss how telehealth has affected health equity in their patient populations before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics to discuss include challenges and opportunities related to telehealth implementation. Presenters will share strategies to expand ​access that can reduce disparities and improve culturally responsive care to help achieve health equity within each organization. In addition, presenters from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will share telehealth strategies that incorporate CDC’s frameworks to Addressing Health Equity in Public Health Practiceexternal icon.


Jeffrey Hall, PhD, MSPH, MA
Chief Health Equity Officer
COVID-19 Response
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Edward Lee, MD
Executive Vice President, Information Technology, and Chief Information Officer
The Permanente Federation
Associate Executive Director
The Permanente Medical Group

Matthew Rogers, PA
Clinical Operations Director
Virtual Integrated Multisite Patient Aligned Care Team
Veteran’s Health Administration

Leonie Heyworth, MD, MPH
National Synchronous Telehealth Lead
Office of Connected Care | Telehealth
Veteran’s Health Administration

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Call Details

Tuesday, December 8, 2020,
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET

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