ATA 2013 :: Telemedicine, Telehealth and mHealth Meeting & Trade Show
ATA 2013: Pre-Meeting Courses
Pre-meeting professional development certificate courses at ATA 2013 focus specifically on the latest administrative, clinical and technical aspects of telemedicine.

All professional development courses require a separate registration fee to attend. Most Full Day and Half Day courses will be recorded and available for purchase by course attendees. Please visit the ATA 2013 Registration page for further details on pricing.
 
Courses at a Glance
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Full-Day Courses

Telemedicine 101: Building your Telehealth Program Saturday, May 4 9:00am - 4:00pm 
Publish and Flourish: Approaches to Getting Research Published Saturday, May 4  9:00am - 4:00pm 

Half-Day Courses

Telemedicine 201: Taking your Program to the Next Level Sunday, May 5 8:00am - 11:00am 
Human Factors in Telehealth: An Introduction Sunday, May 5
8:00am - 11:00am 
The Value of Telehealth Nursing Sunday, May 5
8:00am - 11:00am 
Strategies Successful Tele-Ophthalmology Programs Sunday, May 5  8:00am - 11:00am
Strategies for Integrating Telemedicine into Private Practice Sunday, May 5 8:00am - 11:00am
The Business of Telehealth: What You Need to Know to Start a Program Sunday, May 5 8:00am - 11:00am
Telerehabilitation Guidelines: A Blueprint for Success Sunday, May 5 8:00am - 11:00am
     
The Business of Telehealth Continued: Working with External Partners Sunday, May 5 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Key Legal Topics Impacting Telehealth Programs... Sunday, May 5 12:00pm - 3:00pm
The Telemedicine Based Medical Home Sunday, May 5 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Chronic Disease Management: Best Practices Using Telehealth... Sunday, May 5 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Telemental Health Services: Matching Technology with Patient Need... Sunday, May 5 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Understanding & Modeling Telemedicine Business Processes Sunday, May 5 12:00pm - 3:00pm
The Future of mHealth Sunday, May 5 12:00pm - 3:00pm

 
  
Full-Day Courses (Saturday, May 4)
  

Telemedicine 101: Building Your Telehealth Program

Saturday, May 4
9:00am - 4:00pm
 
This high-level executive overview focuses on guiding principles and the elements necessary for success in establishing a new or expanding an existing telehealth program.  Key topics for discussion include technology enabled healthcare, telehealth infrastructure, operations, legal and regulatory issues, existing and new technology and the integration of this technology into models of care, such as mHealth.

This course is suitable for administrators, clinicians, IT personnel, clinical managers, coordinators and support staff involved in the field of telehealth.

Objectives:
  • Define telehealth and understand how to apply basic technology applications in a variety of clinical settings and locations
  • Identify implementation issues and key components in the planning and preparation phases when developing a telehealth program
  • List various regulatory issues affecting telemedicine, such as anti-kickback, fraud and abuse as well as risk factors related to practicing telemedicine
  • Discuss various types of technology used in telehealth
Moderator:
  • Shelley Palumbo, MS, CCC-SLP, Chief Administrative Officer, Center for Health and Technology and Center for Virtual Care, UC Davis Health System, Sacramento, CA
Faculty:  
  • Aaron E. Bair, MD, MSc, Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine; Medical Director, Center for Health and Technology and Center for Virtual Care, UC Davis Health System, Sacramento, CA

  • George Wu, Technical Manager, Center for Health and Technology, UC Davis Health System, Sacramento, CA

  • Sheridan Miyamoto, MSN, FNP, RN, Grant Project Manager, UC Davis Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, Sacramento, CA

  • Madan Dharmar, MBBS, PhD, Assistant Research Professor, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Telemedicine Program, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, UC Davis Health System, Sacramento, CA

  • Anna Orlowski, JD, Chief Health System Counsel, Legal Affairs, UC Davis Health System, Sacramento, CA

  • Jana Katz-Bell, MPH, Assistant Dean, Interprofessional Education, UC Davis School of Medicine and Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, Sacramento, CA

  • Kathy Chorba, Executive Director, California Telehealth Resource Center, Sacramento, CA

  • April Armstrong, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Dermatology; Director, Dermatology Clinical Research Unit and Teledermatology Program, Department of Dermatology, UC Davis Health System, Sacramento, CA

  • Gunnar Hartvigsen, PhD, Professor, Medical Informatics & Telemedicine Group; Adjunct Professor, Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromso, Norway

  • Jonathan Neufeld, PhD, Clinical Director, Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center
    Terre Haute, IN

  • Debbie Voyles, MBA, Program Director, TexLa Telehealth Resource Center, Lubbock, TX
  

Publish and Flourish:  Approaches to Getting Your Telemedicine Research and Ideas Published

Saturday, May 4
9:00am - 4:00pm
 
This course provides an introductory approach to scholarly publication and research in the field of telemedicine.  The agenda covers key elements of successful publication, from determining the right topic and appropriate journal to securing funding and covering different telemedicine specialties. 

Objectives:
  • Describe the key elements of a well-written telemedicine research or white paper
  • Show how an unsatisfactory paper can be converted into one that is acceptable for publication
  • Identify journal(s) to target for a specific type of research
  • Understand the importance of collaboration and appropriate selection of co-authors
  • Plan research protocols and/or papers with other course attendees
Moderator:
  • Terry Rabinowitz, MD, DDS, Medical Director of Telemedicine,Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT
Faculty:
  • Patrick Boissy, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada

  • Elizabeth Brooks, PhD, Instructor, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

  • Charles Doarn, MBA, Professor, Family & Community Medicine-University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

  • Elisabeth Krupinski, PhD, Professor & Vice Chair of Research, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

  • Ronald Merrell, MD, FACS, Emeritus Professor of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, VA

  • Thomas Sheeran, PhD, Assistant Professor, Rhode Island Hospital/Brown Medical School, Providence, RI

  • Carolyn Turvey, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

  • Peter Yellowlees, MD, Director, Health Informatics Program, UC Davis, Sacramento, CA,.
  

Half-Day Courses (Sunday Morning)
 

Telemedicine 201: Taking Your Program to the Next Level

Sunday, May 5
8:00am - 11:00am

This advanced course is designed for administrators, clinicians, IT specialists, and operation managers who would like to expand an existing telehealth program. Participants are guided through various business models, leadership considerations in an ever-changing healthcare landscape, approaches in developing collaborative initiatives, and various avenues toward long term sustainability.

Objectives:
  • Identify strategies for incorporating telehealth into the culture of an organization
  • Compare and contrast  telehealth business models and considerations for long-term success
  • Anticipate unexpected challenges associated with sustaining a telehealth program
Moderator:
  • Shelley Palumbo, MS, CCC-SLP, Chief Administrative Officer, Center for Health and Technology and Center for Virtual Care, UC Davis Health System, Sacramento, CA
Faculty:
  • Jana Katz-Bell, MPH, Assistant Dean, Interprofessional Programs, UC Davis School of Medicine and Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, Sacramento, CA

  • Aaron Bair, MD, MS, FAAEM, FACEP, Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine; Medical Director, Center for Health and Technology and Center for Virtual Care, UC Davis Health System, Sacramento, CA

  • Javeed Siddiqui, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, TeleMed2U, Roseville, CA

  • Dale C. Alverson, MD, Professor Emeritus and Medical Director, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

  • Joe Tracy, MS, Vice President for Telehealth Services, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA


Human Factors in Telehealth:  An Introduction

Sunday, May 5
8:00am - 11:00am

This course provides an introduction to human factors, emphasizing the principles and techniques of the field and their applications in the development, evaluation and deployment of telehealth systems and services.  .  Topics include: user-centered design, cognitive psychology and human computer interactions, use case scenarios and cognitive walkthroughs, heuristic analysis,user surveys and usability testing. The course concludes with a question and answer panel session that gives participants an opportunity to raise issues specific to their needs.  

Objectives:
  • Understand the importance of user-centered design principles in the planning, development and implementation of telehealth systems and services
  • Learn how to use human factors techniques to evaluate proposed telehealth systems and services
  • Understand the importance of patient population differences, capabilities and attitudes when implementing telehealth systems and services
  • Investigate which outcome measurements determine success or failure
Moderator:  
  • Patrick Boissy, PhD, Associate Professor and Senior Research Scholar FRQS, Department of Surgery (Orthopaedics service), University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
Faculty:
  • Bonnie Britton, MSN, RN, Vidant Telehealth Program Administrator, Vidant Health, Greenville, NC

  • Neil Charness, PhD, William G. Chase Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

  • Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD, Research Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, University of Arizona;Associate Director, Program Evaluation Arizona Telemedicine Program, Tucson, AZ


The Value of Telehealth Nursing

Sunday, May 5
8:00am - 11:00am

This course provides insight into the basics of telehealth nursing, including program development and implementation from the nursing perspective and the measurement of value within telehealth programs.  The course also includes an overview  of ATA’s practice guidelines for telehealth and the essential aspects of telepresenting.  Participants will participate in moderated break-out groups that will address issues related to using guidelines for practice, program development and implementation, and evaluating the value of telehealth nursing initiatives.  

Objectives:
  • Identify areas of core standards and competencies that are required in the role of telepresenting.
  • Identify outcome measures to consider when evaluating a telehealth program.
  • Identify essential components required for success when implementing a telehealth program.
Moderator:  
  • Cindy K. Leenknecht, MS, ACNS, BC, CCRP, Telemedicine Project Coordinator, St. Vincent Healthcare, Billings, MT
Faculty:  
  • Terri Imus, RN, LNC, Clinical Manager Center for Distance Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

  • Cindy K. Leenknecht, MS, ACNS, BC, CCRP, Telemedicine Project Coordinator, St. Vincent Healthcare, Billings, MT

  • Jill M. Winters, PhD, RN, President and Dean, Columbia College of Nursing, Milwaukee, WI


Clinical, Technical and Business Strategies for Successful Tele-Ophthalmology Programs

Sunday, May 5
8:00am - 11:00am

This course presents guidelines for developing a quality ocular teleheath program. It includes a review of reimbursement models, system requirements (hardware, software, personnel, operations) and program validation. While multiple modalities will be discussed, the main focus of this course is an intermediate level discussion of the nuts and bolts approach to establishing a successful and sustainable diabetic retinopathy assessment and remote management program. The course will utilize the ATA Telehealth Recommendations for Diabetic Retinopathy as a framework for presentation and discussion. An abbreviated introduction to entry-level concepts will be included to ensure suitability for a broad audience.

Objectives:
  • Understand the rationale for telemedicine surveillance of ocular disease
  • Discuss the framework for implementation of ocular telehealth programs using a remote retinal imaging system
  • Discuss the updated ATA Guidelines for Diabetic Retinopathy telehealth programs
Moderator:  
  • Ingrid Zimmer-Galler, MD, Associate Professor Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, MD
Faculty:  
  • Mark Horton, OD, MD, Director, IHS Teleophthalmology Program, Indian Health Service, Phoenix, AZ

  • Paolo Silva, MD, Assistant Chief of Telemedicine, Beetham Eye Institute, Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
 

Strategies for Integrating Telemedicine into Private Practice

Sunday, May 5
8:00am - 11:00am

This course outlines how to take a company from implementation to a working product and emphasizes the value of outsourcing clinical services to private service providers.  The agenda covers how to determine if telehealth is a good fit for a company, what it can offer, and how it can be beneficial.  It will also outline how to target specific clinical markets and how to best implement one’s services in the community.  Additional emphasis will placed on marketing strategies to obtain patients and the importance of community partnerships to house equipment. An example pro-forma of implementing telemedicine, discussion of profitability and additional resources for a successful venture are included in the course.

Objectives:
  • Learn how to determine potential telehealth partners
  • Estimate potential revenue/patient volume
  • Pro-forma telehealth parameters to consider
Moderator:  
  • Walter Duffy, MD, CEO, Premier Psychiatric Group, Premier Psychiatric Group, Lincoln, NE
Faculty:  
  • Matt Duffy, BA, Coordinator for Information Technology, Premier Psychiatric Group, Lincoln, NE

  • Steve Steinkuehler, PhD, MA, BS, Chief Operations Officer, Premier Psychiatric Group, Lincoln, NE

  • Tonya Beach, Director of Program Development, Premier Psychiatric Group, Lincoln, NE


The Business of Telehealth: What You Need to Know to Start a Telehealth Program

Sunday, May 5
8:00am - 11:00am

This course focuses on the basic and advanced concepts necessary to implement a successful telehealth initiative.  Participants will hear from authorities regarding business planning, understanding the legal and regulatory landscape, and how to successfully employ project management best practices.  This course will provide detailed, practical business lessons, so that after completion, participants are able to create their own business plans and evaluation models for a new telemedicine program.

Objectives:
  • Understand the steps to create business plans for telehealth projects in the first year and beyond
  • Realize legal and regulatory considerations in telehealth contracts and documentation
  • Determine best practices to successfully manage telehealth projects
Moderator:  
  • Nancy Rowe, BA, Director of Telemedicine, Northern Arizona Regional Behavioral Health Authority, Flagstaff, AZ
Faculty:
  • Cynthia LeRouge, PhD, MS, CPA, Associate Professor, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO

  • Alexis Gilroy, JD, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, Washington, DC

  • Debbie Corlin, MHA, Chief Administrative Officer, Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
 

Telerehabilitation Guidelines:  A Blueprint for Success

Sunday, May 5
8:00am - 11:00am

This course addresses key administrative, clinical, technical and ethical principles to be considered when providing telerehabilitation services.  The curriculum is based on ATA’s Core Standards for Telemedicine Operations as it applies to applications within telerehabilitation.  The Blueprint for Telerehabilitation Guidelines, developed by the ATA Telerehabilitation Special Interest Group, will be used as a guide to shape the course discussions.  Rehabilitation professionals representing audiology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech-language pathology, and rehabilitation engineering will offer a multidisciplinary view of current telerehabilitation issues.

Objectives:
  • Discuss administrative and ethical issues organizations and professionals should be mindful of when utilizing telerehabilitation
  • Identify pertinent issues surrounding the selection and use of telerehabilitation technology
  • Describe current clinical guidelines, position statements and existing standards for telerehabilitation that professional organizations or societies have in place
  • Discuss key clinical programming considerations relevant to the delivery of telerehabilitation services
Moderator:  
  • Jana Cason, DHS, OTR/L, Associate Professor, Spalding University, Louisville, KY
Faculty:
  • David Brennan, MBE, Director of Telehealth Initiatives, MedStar Healrh, Washington, DC, DC

  • Alan Lee, PhD, DPT, CWS, GCS, Associate Professor, Mount St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles, CA

  • Gregg Givens, PhD, Professor and Chair, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

  • Michael Towey, M.A., CCC-SLP, Director, Speech Language Pathology, Waldo County General Hospital, Belfast, ME
 
Half-Day Courses (Sunday Afternoon)

The Business of Telehealth Continued: Working with External Partners and Payers

Sunday, May 5
12:00pm - 3:00pm

This course focuses on strategies--beyond clinical service delivery and outside an organization’s clinical partners--to ensure sustainable revenue streams for successful telehealth start-up companies.  It emphasizes the importance of building public-private partnerships, to ensure support from existing clinical, community and government stakeholders.  Telehealth strategies will be discussed that address the unique needs of dual eligible patients and the need to reduce cost, while improving quality, and maintaining access.  Creating a fiscally meaningful argument to persuade private payers will be highlighted and participants will leave with implementable strategies and resources for success.  

Objectives:
  • Identify the challenges and benefits of forming a public-private partnership to build a pilot telehealth project
  • Identify qualities needed for a successful partnership
  • State the fiscal and quality outcomes desired in working with dual eligible patients
  • Implement telehealth strategies for improving quality while reducing costs in dual eligible patients
Moderator:  
  • Debbie Corlin, MHA, Chief Administrative Officer, Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Faculty:  
  • Gisele Sorenson, RN, MSN, Director, Clinical Specialty Programs, Flagstaff Medical Center, Flagstaff, AZ

  • Nina Antoniotti, RN, MBA, PhD, Director of TeleHealth Business, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WI
 

Doctors/Providers on the Line: An Overview of Key Legal Topics Impacting Telehealth Programs & Businesses 

Presented by the American Health Lawyers Association, in Partnership with the American Telemedicine Association

Sunday, May 5
12:00pm - 3:00pm
 
This half-day course provides a summary look at various health laws, regulations, and policies that are particularly relevant to telehealth programs and businesses, including:
  • State licensure structures;
  • Credentialing and privileging (State and Federal) methods; 
  • HIPAA privacy and security concepts;
  • Anti-kickback and Stark considerations;   
  • Supervision obligations from a remote location;
  • In-person requirements to establish a doctor-patient relationship;
  • On-line and cross-state prescribing policies; and
  • State corporate practice of medicine doctrines.
The course will begin with a panel presentation by attorneys practicing in the telehealth and health care information technology industries.  Their discussion will focus on a high-level overview of these legal topics, with a particular emphasis on the practical implications of these laws and regulations for telehealth programs.  The panel will be followed by a series of brief presentations that will identify fundamental legal concepts that impact the practice of telemedicine.

Objectives:
  • Know the primary legal issues that should be considered during the formation of a telehealth program or business
  • Understand the way in which each of these legal issues may affect telehealth programs
  • Appreciate the importance of complying with these legal requirements from the on-set of their telehealth program or business
Moderator:
  • Alexis S. Gilroy, JD, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, Washington, DC
Faculty:
  • Kelley Evans, JD, Senior Counsel, Dignity Health (formerly Catholic Healthcare West), San Francisco, CA

  • Alexis S. Gilroy, JD, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, Washington, DC

  • Barry Herrin, JD, Partner, Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP, Atlanta, GA

  • Elizabeth O’Keeffe, JD, MPH, LLM, CHC, CHSP, Associate General Counsel, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS


The Telemedicine Based Medical Home

Sunday, May 5
12:00pm - 3:00pm

Course Description:  This course consists of an overview of NCQA standards for Medical Home, the relationship of medical home to accountable care, and a discussion of new technology platforms that support comprehensive telemedicine (care plan management, email, voice, video, health info exchange, biomonitoring).  Course participants will conduct a self-assessment of their current organizational readiness for Medical Home, accountable care and telemedicine, develop a roadmap for their organization to explore model adoption, and develop a strategy for multi-payer adoption for an organization or community.

Objectives:
  • Understand NCQA Medical Home standards
  • Understand relationship between telemedicine and the Medical Home
  • Understand technical, financial, and clinical roadmap to transition to a telemedicine based Medical Home
Moderator:  
  • Kim Dunn, MD, PhD, CEO, Your Doctor Program, LP, Houston, TX
Faculty:
  • Jack Smith, MD, PhD, Professor and PI Gulf Coast REC, UT Health School of Biomedical Informatics, Houston, TX

  • Jiajie Zhang, PhD, Professor and Dean, SBMI, UT Health School of Biomedical Informatics, Houston, TX
 

Chronic Disease Management:  Best Practices in Using Telehealth to Avoid Preventable Hospitalizations

Sunday, May 5
12:00pm - 3:00pm

This course is a comprehensive showcase of best practices developed in successful chronic disease programs that utilize telehealth.  Home telehealth and remote monitoring coupled with disease management programs have shown to be an effective means of reducing hospitalizations and emergent care while improving patient compliance with plan of care and medication adherence. 

 Participants will learn the pros and cons of various program designs, including those based in hospitals, call centers, community health centers and home care, technology choices, legal concerns and clinical protocols.  Coursespeakers provide examples of project management, program evaluation, stakeholder management, quality management, service delivery, establishing collaborations, field support systems and patient identification and recruitment.  The closing panel will review their unbiased struggles and successes with technology selection and integrating telehealth with electronic health records.

Objectives:
  • Demonstrate understanding of the complexity and variety of successful chronic disease monitoring program designs currently in operation
  • Select, design and implement or improve a chronic disease telemonitoring program that best suits their patients’ needs, and organizational resources
  • Utilize lessons learned in their goal of reducing hospitalizations and emergency room visits
Moderator:  
  • Kathy Duckett, BSN, RN, Director of Training and Development, Sutter Center for Integrated Care, Fairfield, CA
Faculty:
  • Bridget Gallagher, MSN, GNP, Senior Vice President, Jewish Home Lifecare, New York, NY

  • David Peters, Col Ret, USAF, Director, Regional Extension Center, Anchorage, AK

  • Bonnie Britton, MSN, RN, Vidant Telehealth Program Administrator, Vidant Health, Greenville, NC

  • Deborah Randall, JD, Attorney and Consultant, Law Office of Deborah Randall, Washington, DC
 

Transformations in the Delivery of Telemental Health Services: Matching Technology with Patient Need

Sunday, May 5
12:00pm - 3:00pm

This course focuses on how to best tailor both technology selection and clinical telemental health practice design to meet the specific needs of the clinic and patient.It explores the “fit” between the telemental health services being delivered and the range of available technical platforms.  Special attention will be given to technology selection in relation to settings (e.g., home-based, urban and rural), populations, and mental health purposes (e.g., education, prevention, assessment, treatment).  A discussion of selection approaches to finding appropriate technologies that weigh clinical, technical and cost concerns simultaneously for given practice applications will be included. Future directions will be considered, including the integration of multiple technologies to maximize impact. ATA practice guidelines for Videoconferencing-Based Telemental Health services delivery will be addressed.

Objectives:
  • Identify telemental health technologies that best fit the prevention, assessment, and evaluation needs of patients
  • Consider ethical-legal concerns associated with the use of different technologies in clinical, community and educational/training settings 
  • Understand techniques to assess patient outcomes and modify technologies as appropriate
  • Address ATA practice guidelines for videoconferencing-based telemental health
Co-Moderators:  
  • Robert Caudill, MD, Assistant Professor and Director, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

  • Carolyn Turvey, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Faculty:  
  • Jay Shore, MD, Associate Professor, Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO

  • Elizabeth Brooks, PhD, Instructor, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

  • Peter Yellowlees, MD, Director, Health Informatics Program, UC Davis Health System, Sacramento, CA
 

Understanding and Modeling Telemedicine Business Processes

Sunday, May 5
12:00pm - 3:00pm

This course emphasizes the business aspects of a telemedicine practice from a managerial perspective. Participants will gain an immediately usable understanding of key business and process aspects of the telemedicine operation. Tools such as basic capacity planning, simulation, and financial analysis will give attendees much deeper understanding of the practical aspects of telemedicine practices.
The course is designed for strategic planners, managers of telehealth programs, owners and partners of healthcare practices, healthcare providers, and anyone on the front line of building operations.

Objectives:
  • Understand cost and benefit structures in implementing scalable and sustainable telemedicine processes
  • Understanding of the basic cost structure of a telemedicine process
  • Use modeling approaches to capture the critical elements of telehealth business processes
  • Understand the forces that influence the telemedicine domain
Moderator:  
  • David Ben-Arieh, PhD, Professor of Industrial Engineering, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Faculty:
  • Gilbert Leistner, CEO, Master Medical Network LLC, Concord, NH


The Future of mHealth

Sunday, May 5
12:00pm - 3:00pm

This course focuses on the integration of mHealth into existing systems of healthcare delivery.  In addition to clinical integration and patient engagement, the course will cover important regulatory policies, sustainable models for remote monitoring success and mHealth in the developing world. 

Moderator:
  • Sunil Hazaray, MBA, Chief Commercial Officer, Authentidate, Chicago, IL
Faculty:  
  • Don Jones, JD, Vice President, Global Strategy and Market Development, Qualcomm Life, San Diego, CA

  • Naomi Fried, PhD, Chief Innovation Officer, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

  • Pramod Gaur, PhD, Vice President Telehealth, OptumHealth, White Plains, NY