Verizon and Polycom to Host Dec. 7 Webinar on Deploying Telehealth in Correctional Facilities to Enhance Access to Care and Reduce Costs

Dec 06, 2010, 14:34 ET from Verizon Business

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon and Polycom will host a webinar on (Tuesday) Dec. 7 to discuss how telehealth can be deployed in correctional facilities to expand the availability of medical services to inmates, reduce costs associated with travel to off-site health facilities, and decrease the security risk associated with transporting prisoners.

WHEN:

Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m. EST





WHERE:

Building the Case for Telehealth in Correctional Facilities Webinar




Click on the hyperlink above to access additional information and the registration page.





WHO:

Kannan Sreedhar, managing director, Verizon Connected Healthcare Solutions




Nancy Green, managing principal – telehealth, Verizon Connected Healthcare Solutions




Dr. Deborah A. Jeffries, director – health care markets (Americas), Polycom



BACKGROUND:  Launched in August, Verizon Telehealth Collaboration for Prisons enables correctional institutions to expand inmate access to care while reducing the costs and safety concerns associated with transport to off-site health facilities.  With prison populations aging, the suite of video collaboration services enhances the delivery of primary care services, as well as access to specialty care services, including neurology, cardiology, radiology, pathology and psychiatry.

SOURCE Verizon Business