Friday, September 12, 2014

September 22 Program: Preventing hospitalizations and improving health outcomes in high-risk patients


Monday, September 22, 2014

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Miyama Main Hall, Harris United Methodist Church

Nuuanu Ave. and South Vineyard Blvd.

Ample parking - driveway off Nuuanu Ave.



11:30 Luncheon (optional): Various  pizza, Salad, Dessert—$5.00 donation


11:50 Welcome: Introductions and Remarks, Larry Geller, President


12:00 Program: “Preventing hospitalizations and improving     health outcomes in high-risk patients”, Dayna Minatodani, PhD, RN, Associate Program Director of Project H.O.P.E. (Home Outreach Program & e-Health).

Dayna Minatodani is a medical sociologist with subspecialties in aging and mental illness and am particularly interested in social inequality.

She is also a registered nurse with 20 years of clinical experience in a variety of health care settings in Honolulu, North Carolina and Virginia with the majority of those years devoted to caring for the older adult population with chronic illness.

Currently am Associate Program Director for the H.O.P.E. Program (Home Outreach and e-Health). H.O.P.E. is a home telehealth monitoring program with RN oversight and aims to prevent hospitalizations, improve healthcare outcomes and reduce healthcare spending in high-risk patient populations. 

12:30 Questions and Answers

1:00   Adjourn