On October 7 the Healthcare Leadership Council hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill in which leading private sector innovators discussed the latest developments in telehealth initiatives and challenges. Each panelist provided a unique perspective on the benefits of telehealth, the next steps in achieving progress and the possible challenges to overcome in getting there.
The first panelist was Dr. Richard Fessler, the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at St. John Providence Health System, a member of HLC member Ascension Health. Dr. Fessler spoke about stroke telemedicine and the mutually beneficial relationship it creates for patients and physicians. More Details »