TAMEST Conversation on COVID-19: Improving Healthcare Access
Prior to COVID-19, Texas already had the highest uninsured rate in the country. As a result of the pandemic, this issue has become even more challenging as the United States experiences the largest increase in the number of uninsured adults in recorded history. On Tuesday, November 10, TAMEST (The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas) convened several physicians along with TAMEST Member Dr. Carlos Roberto Jaén, a leader in preventive care research at UT Health San Antonio, to address this issue and discuss what changes are needed in primary care to build a healthier Texas.
Moderator: Carlos Roberto Jaén, M.D., Ph.D. (NAM)
Professor and Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine,
UT Health San Antonio
Speaker: Sue Bornstein, M.D.
Executive Director, Texas Medical Home Initiative;
Co-Lead, Texas Primary Care Consortium
Speaker: Jennifer E. DeVoe, M.D. (NAM)
Professor and Chair of Family Medicine, School of Medicine,
Oregon Health & Science University