Telehealth expanding access to care | Irina Gelman | TEDxFMCC technology is being used to assess and address regional needs for healthcare.

With her preliminary medical background in surgery and clinical care, Dr. Gelman completed a Masters Degree in Public Health at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Gelman was appointed the Director of Public Health for Fulton County, NY in January of 2014. Currently a PhD candidate, Dr. Gelman is working on her dissertation entitled “Telehealth initiatives in rural areas.” Her focus on improving access to care, thereby directly impacting population health, culminated in a pilot project geared towards a larger countywide telehealth initiative in Fulton County, NY.

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