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Ike: Knowledge is Everywhere is a celebratory film about the power of compassion, collaboration, and community to address society’s most pressing social issue. Of all the social determinants, education is the primary source of our opportunity because it affects our income, where we live, and our behavior. Given that, the entire continuum of education – from Pre-K to college preparation to adult learning – is critical to support thriving and healthy communities. Throughout its four deeply personal and emotional segments, ‘Ike illustrates the stark reality faced by students of all ages, while also revealing solutions that provide hope and a pathway to a brighter future for all.

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Hawaii State Rural Health Association Annual Conference
“Telehealth Solutions for Rural Hawaii”
October 23, 2014
Sheraton Kauai Resort

This year’s annual conference brought together members of Hawaii’s rural health associations, public health, critical access hospitals, health centers, clinics, and community organizations to learn, share, and highlight collective successes in rural Hawaii.  Conference topics included: national rural health updates, statewide telehealth network building, telehealth solutions for Hawaii, behavioral health, virtually linking rural providers to specialists, Native Hawaiian and other Pacific People priorities, e-pharmacology, and a rural health association annual board meeting.

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HSRHA Conf Agenda & Speakers

HSRHA Networking Roundtable Activity

National Rural Health Update – Brock Slabach

Assessment & Priorities for NH & OPP – Mele Look

HSRHA Update – Kelley Withy

Mental Health Data for Rural Hawaii – Anne Chipchase

Telehealth Resources in Hawaii – Christina Higa

PIER & Shriners Telemedicine Program – Louise Iwaishi

Rural Hawaii Behavioral Health – Mahana Chang

Project ECHO – Sanjeev Arora

Building a Statewide Telehealth Network – Ragan DuBose-Morris

Pharm2Pharm Program – Reece Uyeno & Martha Harkey