LEXINGTON, Ky., April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Me-Visit, the developer of a technology that enables e-Visits through mobile platforms, announced today its founder Dr. William C. Thornbury will present research findings in a national webinar in conjunction with the Patient-centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC).
The webinar titled "Mobile e-Visits Within The Medical Home" will be held Thursday, April 4 th from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm (EDT). Dr. Thornbury, a Kentucky-based primary care physician, will present two years' worth of research findings that explore the role of mobile based e-Visit technology within the medical home. He will explore the ramifications of mobile access in patient care and the broader $29 billion effects on many aspects of the health system, including hospitals, employers, insurers, and governments.
Dr. Thornbury is the founder of Me-Visit, a technology company pledged to help pioneer solutions to improve healthcare delivery and help end medical homelessness. He began his medical training at the University of Kentucky, graduating from the College of Pharmacy and studied medicine at the University of Louisville with training in both General Surgery and Family Medicine. He has trained under the direct supervision of Toyota in Lean Systems, and is directly related to his work in engineering the mobile e-Visit model of medical delivery. Dr. Thornbury has practiced medicine for fifteen years with expertise in family and internal medicine.
Additional participants will bring multiple viewpoints to the webinar. Linda Foushee, HR Director, Farmer's Rural Electric Coop in South Central Kentucky, will bring an industry partner's perspective and discuss how mobile technology can help control insured risk. Mr. John Rogers, Attorney and Sr. Partner, Rogers Law Office in Glasgow, Kentucky, will provide insights into how patients are affected by mobile e-Visit and how providers can reduce liability risks. Also participating will be Anamaria Lorenzo, Clinic Administrator, Medical Associates Clinic in Barren County, Kentucky, who will detail how mobile e-Visit integrates into clinical work flow."Mobile e-Visits are transforming the industry and this webinar will help multiple stakeholders to gain a broader perspective on the upcoming changes," Dr. Thornbury said. "The PCPCC is leading the discussion of healthcare reform and I'm very pleased to join the discussion. Companies like Me-Visit are enabling a much more efficient system that saves the time and money of both the patient and physician."