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Arizona Telemedicine Program CME webinar series | Digital health and quality improvement

11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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The practice and delivery of health care is changing with an emphasis on improving quality, safety, efficiency and access to care. Telemedicine can help you achieve these goals! The Arizona Telemedicine Program and Southwest Telehealth Resource Center invite you to a free one-hour CME webinar on the implementation and practice of telemedicine.

Digital health and quality improvement

Join us to explore the current landscape of digital health tools and their role in quality improvement.

This webinar is made possible through funding provided by Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (U1U42527).

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Dipu Patel, DMSc, MPAS, PA-C
Vice Chair for Innovation; Professor, Department of Physician Assistant Studies
University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Patel has clinical experience in emergency medicine, urgent care and hematology/oncology. She has served on several boards including the Physician Assistant Education Association. She continues to serve as chair of the Massachusetts Board of Registration for Physician Assistants. She has developed and taught a wide array of courses that speak to clinical diagnosis and reasoning, evidence-based medicine, health policy, physical exam and history taking, medical simulation, classroom technology and professional development.

To request any disability-related accommodations for this event please contact the event coordinator at least three business days prior to the event.
CME Credit/Disclaimer: 

Outcome Objectives

  • Understand the importance of digital health and quality improvement in transforming health care delivery
  • List two challenges and opportunities presented by the intersection of digital health and quality improvement
  • Define the potential impact of digital health and quality improvement on healthcare outcomes and patient satisfaction

Accreditation Statement
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement
All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they do not have any relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies that could constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Tuesday, July 25, 2023 - 11:00am


Faculty, Staff, Students, Alumni, Community
College of Medicine – Tucson




Melanie Esher, MAdm
University of Arizona Health Sciences
Arizona Telemedicine Program/Southwest Telehealth Resource Center