5125.0 Twenty-first Century Advances in Telemedicine/Telehealth

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 10:30 AM
Advances in telehealth and social media should get more attention, given their potential for increasing patient engagement and improving outcomes. This session will explore current trends in both fields and the nexus between them.
Session Objectives: At the end of this session, participants should be able to: 1. outline best practices in telehealth; 2. describe the value of social media tools in health promotion among older Americans.
Diane L. Adams, MD, MPH, CHS-III
Jay M. Bernhardt, PhD, MPH

10:30 AM
Healthy aging 2.0: The power of new media and technology
Jay M. Bernhardt, PhD, MPH, Michael Stellefson, PhD and Amanda Hall, MHSE, MS
10:50 AM
Relationship between information and communication technologies development and infant mortality
Kyle Mounts, MD, MPH, Lynn Miner, PhD and Victor Mbarika, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Health Informatics Information Technology
Endorsed by: International Health

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)