The Changing Landscape of Health Care - What Will Virtual Health Care Mean For Your Community

APA Missouri Chapter


Wednesday, April 18, 2018
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. CDT

Chesterfield, MO, United States

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Mercy Virtual is transforming health care 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year by creating new care models supported by telehealth teams and technology. Patients no longer have to physically seek out care or entirely reorient their lives to gain access to specialists. Virtual technology brings care to them.

A Mercy Virtual representative will take the group on a tour of the Virtual Care Center, the first and only facility of its kind. The four-story, 125,000 square-foot building is the cornerstone of Mercy’s virtual care program, and serves as a nationally recognized center for developing and delivering telehealth.

Emily Fultz and Scott Hanson will lead a Q and A session to discuss what the implications of telehealth are and how it affects communities, aging in place, and other planning-related issues.

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Emily Fultz, AICP

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Emily Fultz serves as City Planner for the City of Edwardsville, Illinois, where she oversees long-range and current planning activities in the City. Emily has 13 years of experience in public sector planning at the local government level and most notably received the 2014 APA Illinois Emerging Planner award for ... Read More

E. Scott Hanson, AICP

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Scott Hanson, AICP – Presently working independently as a planning consultant, Mr. Hanson was the City Planner for the City of Edwardsville IL from 2009 until 2017. Prior to that, he was a planner with the City of Columbia, MO for 7+ years. With degrees in Public Administration (M.P.A ... Read More

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