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Penn Alumni Weekend Panel Discussion

Health Care After the Pandemic: What Will Change?

12:00p.m. – 1:00p.m. ET May 14, 2021 Virtual Event

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The pandemic upended the health care delivery system in unprecedented ways, accelerating innovations in remote and home-based access to care. This panel reviewed changes in telehealth, digital health, and home care, and discussed how these changes are likely to affect patients, providers, and health systems in the future.

Co-sponsored by Penn LDI, Penn Alumni Relations, Perelman School of Medicine, Penn Nursing, and The Wharton School.


Kathryn Bowles

Kathryn H. Bowles, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI

Professor of Nursing and van Ameringen Chair in Nursing Excellence, Penn Nursing

Krisda Chaiyachati

Krisda Chaiyachati, MD, MPH, MSHP

Medical Director, Penn Medicine OnDemand Virtual Care; Clinical Innovation Manager, Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation; Assistant Professor, Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine

Carladenise Edwards, PhD

Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Henry Ford Health System

Christian Terwiesch

Christian Terwiesch, PhD

Professor and Chair, Operations, Information, and Decisions, Wharton School; Professor, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine

Rachel M. Werner

Rachel M. Werner, MD, PhD (moderator)

Executive Director, Penn LDI; Robert D. Eilers Professor, Medicine and Health Care Management, Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School