LISTEN: As coronavirus concerns grow, telehealth connects patients and doctors virtually

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As the novel coronavirus forces the world to adapt to a new normal, telemedicine has become the perfect tool for the delivery of vital physical and mental health services while protecting patients and health care workers alike. Join host Prentiss Pemberton and his guest to discuss how utilizing telemedicine can help maximize individual and community health during this global health crisis.

HOST: Prentiss Pemberton, LCSW

  • Michelle Laufer, MD, Medical Park Family Care
  • Matthew Schnellbaecher, MD, Alaska Native Medical Center
  • Javid Kamali, MD, Alaska Hospitalist Group, Anchorage



  • Call 550-8433 (Anchorage) or 1-888-353-5752  (statewide) during the live broadcast (10:00 – 11:00am)
  • Send email to before, during or after the live broadcast (e-mails may be read on air)
  • Post your comment or question below (comments may be read on air)

LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, Apr. 8, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. AKDT
REPEAT BROADCAST: Wednesday, Apr. 8, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. AKDT


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Prentiss Pemberton is a host of Line One: Your Health Connection at Alaska Public Media. Reach him at Read more about Prentiss here.

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