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Strategies for the Successful Adoption of Digital Care: A Panel Discussion

Presented by Emmanuel Fajardo, DPT, MS, Jennifer “Leigh” Harris, PT, DPT, Marcie Hurlbutt, MSPT, and Christopher Jones, PT

Strategies for the Successful Adoption of Digital Care: A Panel Discussion


event November 12, 2020
access_time 12:00 pm 1:00 pm EST
  • For PTs/PTAs, Introductory
  • For OTs/OTAs, Introductory
  • For SLPs, Introductory
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Add to Calendar November 12, 2020 12:00pm November 12, 2020 1:00pm America/New_York Strategies for the Successful Adoption of Digital Care: A Panel Discussion

* Available Nov 10

Strategies for the Successful Adoption of Digital Care: A Panel Discussion


With the increasing growth of capitated payment models, many organizations are seeking opportunities to leverage digital and virtual care to improve patient access, enhance quality of care, increase efficiency, and reduce unnecessary visits. Join us on Thursday, November 12th at 12 PM ET as Leigh Wager
of MedBridge leads a panel discussion with Christopher R. Jones, PT, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Rehabilitation Services at Kaiser Permanente, Dr. Emmanuel Fajardo, DPT, MS, Regional Director, Rehabilitation Services at Kaiser Permanente, Jennifer “Leigh” Harris, PT, DPT, Director of Operations for Clinical Quality and Research at AdventHealth Sports Med and Rehabilitation, and Marcie Hurlbutt, MSPT, Senior Director of Rehabilitation Services at Spectrum Health. Our panel will discuss strategies for organizations looking to adopt digital care programs, and share their experience implementing digital care in their organizations, the results they have seen to-date, and their vision for the future of digital care.


Emmanuel Fajardo, DPT, MS

Emmanuel Fajardo is the Regional Director, Rehabilitation Services Kaiser Permanente. In this role, his area of responsibility includes Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Pathology Clinic and Hospital Services for Northern California. Dr. Fajardo works with…

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Jennifer “Leigh” Harris, PT, DPT

Leigh Harris, PT, DPT, is Director of Operations for Clinical Quality and Research with AdventHealth Sports Med and Rehabilitation, and has been in practice for 22 years. Leigh plays an integral role in many AdventHealth committees including Outpatient Administration Steering,…

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Marcie Hurlbutt, MSPT

Marcie Hurlbutt, MSPT, is the Senior Director, Rehabilitation Services for Spectrum Health, a $7 billion not-for-profit integrated health system based in West Michigan. In her primary role, she provides oversight and direction for 800+ team members and is responsible for…

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Christopher Jones, PT

Christopher Jones, PT, is Director of Strategic Initiatives in Rehabilitation Services for the Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Permanente, Northern California. Chris’s portfolio includes enhancement and spread of Kaiser’s “OnlinePT” programming, which integrates…

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This live event is an informational session only and will not be accredited.

How to Prepare

Learning Objectives

  1. Explore reasoning and opportunities to adopt digital health tools within the hospital setting
  2. Discuss how digital health tools can be incorporated into care pathways to increase engagement and improve patient care
  3. Understand how therapy services are being provided to patients remotely to help keep patients safe and physically active during COVID-19 and beyond


All times in .

12:00 PM12:05 PM
12:05 PM12:15 PM
Kaiser Permanente Discussion
12:15 PM12:25 PM
AdventHealth Sports Med and Rehabilitation Discussion
12:25 PM12:35 PM
Spectrum Health Discussion
12:35 PM1:00 PM
Question & Answer Session

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