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VIDEO: Gov. David Ige, Lt. Gov. Josh Green discuss telehealth virtual visits

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Gov. David Ige, Lt. Gov. Josh Green and medical officials held a news conference to discuss the option of telehealth virtual visits with health care providers amid the coronavirus outbreak in Hawaii.

Scheduled speakers included Matthew Koenig, MD, Medical Director of Telemedicine at Queen’s Medical Center; Judy Mohr Peterson, PhD, Med-QUEST Administrator and Hawaii State Medicaid Director with the Hawaii Dept. of Human Services; Jennifer Diesman, Senior Vice President with HMSA; Sam Balukoff, Hospital Administrator with Kaiser Permanente; and Dr. Lee Buenconsejo-Lum, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, UH John A. Burns School of Medicine.

Watch the livestream video above.

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Editor’s Note: This story is developing and will be updated as soon as more information becomes available.

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