Join us as we discuss how structural urbanism exacerbates existing disparities and how to utilize telehealth in integrated care within rural communities.
CoE-IHS Webinar: Telehealth Part 3 – Rural Telehealth and M-Health for Immigrants and Migrants
Rural communities face a unique set of health disparities that are not seen in urban areas, largely because of structural urbanism: the elements of our health care system that disadvantage rural communities as they seek to enhance, maintain or rebuild health care infrastructure to support population health.
And migrant workers and farmworkers in rural communities experience an additional set of challenges in accessing mental health services, such as language barriers, difficulty obtaining insurance and disruptions in coverage when moving across state lines. Utilizing telehealth in rural communities can assist in overcoming barriers to equitable care and increase access and quality.
Join us Thursday, June 22, 2-3 p.m. ET, for Part 3 of our Rural Telehealth webinar series, Telehealth Programs to Support Agricultural Workers, when experts at Finger Lakes Community Health will discuss their integrated telehealth program and how they use it to serve migrant workers and farmworkers more effectively in rural areas.
After attending this webinar, you will be able to:
- Understand the importance and relevance of telehealth in rural integrated care.
- Identify best practices for utilizing telehealth in rural integrated care.
- Discuss Finger Lakes Community Health integrated telehealth program and how it’s used to serve migrant workers and farmworkers more effectively in rural areas.
- Recognize the four pillars of a successful telehealth service in rural integrated care.
Due to structural urbanism, rural areas often face a shortage of mental health and medical professionals, limited access to healthcare facilities, and long travel distances to receive care. Children and youth in rural, frontier and tribal communities have been particularly impacted by this limitation in access to equitable health care,…