Jan. 16, 2014 — Elizabeth Younkins, director of Business Development for the CHOP Care Network, testified before the Philadelphia City Council's Committee on Public Safety and the Committee on Health and Human Services about using alternative healthcare methods — including telemedicine — to serve underserved populations. She spoke about CHOP's innovative approaches to bring primary and specialty pediatric care to children in the Philadelphia area.

The overall goal of our telemedicine program at CHOP is to increase access to qualified pediatric specialists, while preserving the community pediatrician-patient relationship and supporting continuity of care.

Read her testimony »