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The Changing Role of Telehealth: Is Virtual Care the New Paradigm?

Evening Program

Evening Lecture/Seminar

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 6:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. ET
Code: 1A0122
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John Whyte, WebMD’s chief medical officer


  • This program is part of our Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.
  • Platform: Zoom
  • The program is free, but online registration is required.
  • Once registered, patrons should receive two emails: one is an automatic general email confirmation and the second will feature Zoom webinar access information for the given program as a follow-up.

As doctors’ appointments are increasingly moving to phones and computers, the shift to telehealth presents challenges and opportunities, both for providers and patients. John Whyte, WebMD’s chief medical officer, discusses the evolution of telemedicine, its changing role in the healthcare system, and the positive outcomes and opportunities for ongoing use and growth after the current public health emergency. Whyte also shares three tips to get the most out of a virtual visit.

View John Whyte's PowerPoint presentation slides from the program. 

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  • 45-minute program


This program is part of our
Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.