Telemedicine in Hepatology

This presentation will discuss mechanisms to leverage technology to improve care of patients with liver disease.

This presentation was originally recorded at the Best of the Annual Conferences in Digestive Diseases on June 13, 2015 in Rosemont, IL

Medium: Video with PPT, eLearning

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for gastroenterologist, surgeons, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, residents, and fellows.


Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Describe ECHO and how it is used in HCV Care;
  • List various uses of telemedicine in care of liver patients;
  • Identify how technology can be used to improve diagnosis and care of HCV patients.


Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Systems-based Practice
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Participation
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
  Andrew Aronsohn, MD
  Assistant Professor of Medicine
  Digestive Disease Center






The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Credit Designation
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum .50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.

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