TRB Webinar: Improving Transportation Access to Health Care
May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The availability of transportation influences the ability of individuals to access health care, whether in urban, suburban, or rural areas. TRB is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM Eastern that will provide information to assist communities in improving transportation access to health care services. The webinar is geared toward providers of transportation services and those of health care services. Presenters will discuss how to build relationships that will improve access to health care and provide examples of transportation programs that have met clients’ needs.
The webinar features research from TCRP Report 223: Guidebook and Research Plan to Help Communities Improve Transportation to Health Care Services. For additional resources, see TRB’s blog on Improving Health Care through Transportation.
This webinar is sponsored by the Transit Cooperative Research Program. There is no fee to attend this webinar; however, sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information.
Webinar agenda and presenters:
- Constraints affecting transportation and health care providers: Kenneth Hosen, KFH Group, Inc.
- Building a collaboration: Buffy Ellis, KFH Group, Inc.
- Case studies and collaborative practices: Harmony Lloyd, MTA Flint
- Question and answer session: Moderated by Sue Knapp, KFH Group, Inc.
The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.
At the end of this webinar, you will able to:
- Identify ways health care and transportation providers can work together
- Apply the most appropriate health accessibility transportation model for your agency
American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits
This webinar is approved by the American Institute of Certified Planners for 1.5 Certification Maintenance Credits. Please make sure that you register for this session and log in using the link that TRB provides to your email account. We use this as your record that you attended this session. TRB only maintains the records of attendees who use their email address to log into the webinar, and cannot verify attendance of individuals who view the webinar without personally logging into the session. Please visit the Certification Maintenance section of APA’s website, Certification Maintenance webpage to claim your credits.
If you have problems reporting your CM credits or have general questions about the CM program, please contact AICPCM@planning.org.
Registration is available until just before the webinar starts. Once the webinar starts, you will be unable to submit your registration. Individuals that are registered for a webinar but do not receive their confirmation emails due to their organization’s internal firewalls should contact the TRB Helpdesk for assistance in signing in.
Registration questions? Contact Elaine Ferrell.