PHS hosts healthcare professionals from Japan

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Pediatric Home Service on June 12 hosted heatlhcare professionals from Japan to educate them on current trends in healthcare delivery in the U.S. and help familiarize them with American culture. The professionals included physicians, administrators and healthcare management consultants. “We were thrilled to give our guests from Japan an overview on transitioning medically complex kids from hospital to home,” said Tamara Schafer, outreach manager at PHS. “To be able to interact with and educate healthcare providers across the globe on the importance of home care is an amazing honor.” Among the topics covered during the visit: nurse education, community involvement and research being conducted by PHS’s medical director, Dr. Roy Maynard. The professionals spent two days in the Twin Cities touring various healthcare organizations and also visited Washington, D.C.