Health 2.0 Online Care Symposium – Online Care: The Policy Perspective
As the US healthcare system confronts the challenge of making quality, affordable care available to everyone, all eyes are on Hawaii’s adoption of Online Care. This panel discussion included leading policy-makers and influencers from Hawaii and the mainland. They discussed the motivations, steps, and lessons learned in crafting a policy approach to using technology to increase access to care. The panel also addressed what needs to change in health policy so that patients and physicians can make the most of Online Care technologies.
Panelists: Sen. Rosalyn H. Baker, Hawaii’s 5th Senate District, Margaret Laws, Director, California HealthCare Foundation, and H. Roger Netzer, MD, Chair, Hawaii Medical Board
Moderator: David C. Kibbe, MD, MBA, Senior Advisor, AAFP