Centene, Samsung donate 150 smart devices to Hawaii providers for virtual care

Ohana Health Plan launched in 2008 and serves Medicaid and Medicare clients.

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Ohana Health Plan provided the Samsung smartphones to the following federally certified healthcare centers: Hamakua Health Center; Kokua Kalihi Valley Comprehensive Family Services; Malama I Ke Ola Health Center; Waimanalo Health Center; and West Hawaii Community Health.

Ohana Health Plan, part of Centene Corp., is coordinating with Samsung to provide five Hawaii-based doctor with 150 free mobile phones so patients can take part in telehealth services.

Jackie Drees –
Monday, October 12th, 2020

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The mobile phones will likewise consist of 90 days of free wireless services. Many of the selected FQHCs lie in rural and underserved neighborhoods, where clients experience barriers to care such as transportation. Suppliers getting the devices will identify which of their clients requires them and after that disperse the gadgets. With the mobile phones, patients will have the ability to take part in talk, text and videoconferencing sessions with doctors.