Dr. Eve-Lynn Nelson, Assistant Director of Research for the University of Kansas Center for Telemedicine & Telehealth, presented at the National Conference on Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populations in Seattle. The 500+ conference highlighted leading work in the areas of health care quality as well as cultural competence and disparities reduction.
KUCTT participated in the conference's first "technology salon" in which presenters gave interactive demonstrations of how technology can be used creatively to address health disparities. Dr. Nelson connected with pediatric educator Kathy Davis for a live demonstration of televideo applications. Conference attendees were particularly interested in televideo applications for urban and rural settings and in televideo with limited English proficiency patients. The presentation addressed not only telemedicine's benefits for families, but also benefits allowing trainees to interact with diverse community members.