Out of the Box
How technology and innovationare increasing access to palliative care for hard-to-reach populations
Innovations in health technology are making it possible to provide health care for traditionally hard-to-reach populations.
Learn how palliative care physician, Dr. Fratkin used crowdfunding to launch a start-up medical practice, and is now using telehealth technology to reach patients in underserved and rural communities.
Case studies include ResolutionCare’s crowdfunding model, telemedicine programs, and Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes).
As a palliative care physician, Michael Fratkin, MD, is dedicated to the well-being of his community in rural Northern California. He created ResolutionCare to bring capable and compassionate care to everyone, everywhere, as they approach the completion of life.
ResolutionCare innovates with technology and new models of value-driven incentives to bring greater quality of living to people with serious illness long before they are ready for hospice. The ResolutionCare team uses technology to restore traditional care in the home, to openly share expertise, and to empower people to plot their own course on their own terms.