05 Apr Bread for the World, SOC Telemed
This week we are once again focusing on the response to COVID-19 within our communities. Our first interview is with Rev. David Beckmann, president, Bread for the World. Bread for the World (BFTW) is a collective Christian voice urging the nation’s decision makers to end hunger at home and abroad. By changing policies, programs and conditions that allow hunger and poverty to persist, BFTW provides help and opportunity at home and beyond. By lobbying Congress, BFTW, makes the nation’s laws fairer and more compassionate.
Our second interview is with R. Jason Hallock, MD, MMM, chief medical officer, SOC Telemed. SOC Telemed transforms healthcare by offering patients increased access to the highest quality care via a technology-enabled platform. SOC Telemed partners 600 hospitals and healthcare systems across the country bringing clinicians and patients together using innovative technologies to improve clinical care and patient outcomes in a measurable way. In regards to COVID-19, telemedicine offers a safe alternative to getting medical care and will help free up more medical resources to be used on the front lines of the battle with this disease.