The core planning team for the Memorial Pediatrics-Bainbridge BOE (MPBB) School Based TeleHealth Clinic (SBTC) attended the 4th Annual TeleHealth Clinic Summit hosted by the Georgia Partnership for Telehealth (GPT) in Tifton GA.
At left, Winston Price,MD; Paula Guy, RN-GPT CEO; April Aldridge, Ed. D
Attending the meeting was April Aldridge, Assistant Superintendent; Becky Lloyd, RN School Nurse at WBE; Bonnie Provence, RN School Nurse at JWE; and Winston Price, MD Chair of Pediatrics for Memorial Hospital and Manor.
The meeting was attended by the largest audience to date of the many SBTCs that are operating in the Southern GA schools. Presenters included leadership members of the GPT, SBTC specialist from Ware County, Coffee County and from the Berrien Elementary School system.
Irene Munn representing the Lt. Governor’s Office also presented an overview of the state of Georgia Healthcare from a fiscal perspective. The Executive Director for the GPT also introduced the representatives from Zambia’s Telehealth Project, headed by Dr. Savior Chishimba to highlight the global outreach of the GPT and this growing healthcare delivery technology.
The MPBB SBTC continuing to move forward in its planning process and will hold its first Community Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting on December 16th in Bainbridge.