Program Type:Health & Wellness
What exactly is telemedicine? Find out all the advances that have been made in this field--there are many!
You will learn:
- What is Telemedicine
- Telemedicine vs. Telehealth
- Benefits of Telemedicine
- Telemedicine and Chronic Disease Management
Find out just how telemedicine is used to deliver healthcare at a distance!
About the Presenters
Kathleen Tetley is a Registered Nurse. She began her Nursing Career as a cardiac nurse working on the telemetry floor at Norwalk Hospital, where she gained good working knowledge of how effective Telemedicine is. After leaving the hospital Kathleen joined the Waveny Home Care Team as a Nurse Case manager, where much of her population once again had cardiac related illnesses. Kathleen has also had positions as a Director of Nursing in Local Assisted Livings. Currently she is practicing as the Nurse Liaison for the Waveny LifeCare Network and Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Fairfield County. In this role Kathleen acts as a coordinator of care from hospital, skilled nursing facility to home.
Kathleen Benevento is the Executive Director of Telemedicine Services at Waveny LifeCare Network, with more than 20 years of experience managing business strategy and development in various sectors of the healthcare industry including pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, homecare services and most recently Telemedicine.