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A publication devoted to managed care recently interviewed Dr. Michael Seavers of the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology faculty about the future of telehealth in a post-Covid healthcare world.

Seavers leads the M.S. in Healthcare Informatics program at Harrisburg University.  The article, What will Telehealth look like post-pandemic, appears in the Population Health Learning Network.  Read the article here:  https://www.hmpgloballearningnetwork.com/site/frmc/feature-story/what-will-telehealth-look-post-pandemic

Seavers is an Assistant Professor of Healthcare Informatics at Harrisburg University. Dr. Seavers has a varied background in IT, business, and healthcare spanning many decades. Dr. Seavers began as a programmer analyst at Shared Medical Systems and later at General Electric in their Aerospace Division. Dr. Seavers then began working at Book-of-the-Month Club where he managed an application department focused on order processing and pick-pack-and-ship algorithms. Later as a Senior Project Manager, Dr. Seavers worked for Hanover Direct during the .COM initial years working with major corporate clients like Sony.

As the .COM industry went bust, Dr. Seavers moved to the healthcare industry. Dr. Seavers worked at Capital BlueCross for nearly two decades. The first decade was as a Senior Manager in the IT department and the second decade as the Senior Director of Claims and later the Senior Director of Enrollment and Billing. Dr. Seavers focus was automation of labor for instance in the way of robotics for healthcare.

The 36-credit-hour graduate program in Healthcare Informatics provides unique educational opportunities in this emerging specialty area for experienced clinicians (physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants) and clinically oriented healthcare administrators.

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