Listen to our interview on the COVID-19 vaccines with Dr. Michael Smith. We discuss the importance of vaccine education, how the vaccine was developed, and how it works. Dr. Smith also talks about the importance of obtaining information from trusted members of the community.
Dr. Michael J.L. Smith is a Director and Assistant Professor of Integrated Medical Science at the Florida Atlantic University, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine in Boca Raton, FL. He is a Doctor of Public Health and Epidemiologist with clinical training in Cardiopulmonary Science. He provides various lectures on public health and preventive medicine. Along with an extensive resume and awards for community works here in Palm Beach County, Dr. Smith has also delivered several lectures and presentations on COVID-19, as well as vaccines and was the first to do so at the university in early February of 2020.
This is our interview with Jeremy Morse, the CEO of Mental Health America of Palm Beach County. Along with him today is Kristina Baker, the Recovery and Resilience Director at Mental Health America of Palm Beach County.
Jeremy and Kristina join us to talk about the current state of mental health during the pandemic. We also discuss their organization’s response to the increase number of individuals seeking assistance during this time.
Join Randy Scheid from Quantum Foundation as we discuss the current state of health care access in Florida with special guest Scott Darius. Mr. Darius is the Executive Director of Florida Voices for Health.
Florida Voices for Health is one of the leading advocacy organizations in Florida. They are a coalition of community organizations, businesses, and individuals working to create a health care system that works for every Floridian. In his role, Mr. Darius works to build momentum and leverage these connections to create a health care system that works for every Floridian.
Quantum Foundation supported the establishment of a comprehensive system of care to meet the behavioral health needs of vulnerable children and families. This webinar focused specifically on how to implement a telehealth solution and key lessons learned. How the network is using telehealth to serve vulnerable populations is also be a focal point of the webinar.
Speakers: Dr. Eugenia Millender, Caring 4 All of You, Inc., Founder & CEO, will served as the moderator. Members of the collaborative include Families First of Palm Beach County, Center for Child Counseling and the National Alliance on Mental Illness Palm Beach County (NAMI PBC).
Our first webinar featured Ann Kesic from IMPOWER, an influential tele-mental health company that showcased their groundbreaking work in establishing telemedicine practice standards and legislation in the State of Florida. Anna’s presentation highlighted the glaring lack of mental health coverage and how IMPOWER was able to prove their telemedicine service line with a pilot with the Florida Board of Medicine.
Speaker: Anna Baznik, CEO IMPOWER
Uber Health’s Spencer Cue showcased how the ride share giant is partnering with healthcare organizations to provide transportation to appointments. This service has shown tremendous results by lowering no-show rates and increasing access to care to patient with transportation related barriers.
Speaker: Spencer Cue, UBER Health