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Telehealth & Business Continuity During a Crisis

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COVID-19 has disrupted our world like nothing we have seen before; from large and small businesses to the banking industry to academic institutions – all are forced to adapt rapidly. This new normal requires strong and strategic resources to continue serving clients, students, patients and also the internal workforce. Jefferson College of Health Professions and Jefferson Health have put together two presentations to help continue moving the needle forward, during these challenging times.


Introduction to Telehealth – introduces providers to Telehealth as a major resource to combat the spread of the disease. As leaders in Telehealth, experts from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital provide healthcare professionals an introduction to telehealth, tips for conducting a virtual visit and how to leverage telehealth during a national disaster.


Exploring Business and Organization Continuity – highlights business and organizational continuity as a critical function in times of a crisis. Learn how to create a continuity of operation process. Preparation is fundamental to the survival of any business or organization should an adverse event occur.


Jefferson is closely monitoring the evolving situation related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) in order to evaluate the outbreak’s impact on our students, faculty and staff. The health and safety of the Jefferson community is of the utmost importance to us.