ASHT Annual Business Meeting / Emerging Issues / Incoming Presidential Address: Looking Through a Unique Lens

Date/Time: Fri, October 2, 2020 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Description:

*The recorded session will be available within 24 hours of the live broadcast date. This session will examine a variety of factors that are linked to improving healthcare access and outcomes for populations. Characteristics of our workforce and technologies available for providing services will be analyzed to identify means of improving access to hand rehabilitation services. Finally, steps and actions that hand therapists can take to improve access to our valuable health care services will be highlighted.

Objective(s):

  • Learners will be able to recognize benefits of improving healthcare access and outcomes through improved workforce diversity and access to technology.

  • Learners will be able to identify the demographic characteristics of hand therapists in the United States and compare this to the distributions of these characteristics seen within the general population of the United States.

  • Learners will be able to identify steps they can take to improve access to our valuable health care services for our patients.

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