ATA’s Insights Summit Provides the Tools, Connections and Frameworks Needed to Accelerate The Value of Virtual Nursing

Sold Out! November 15-16, 2023 – Washington, DC

WASHINGTON, DC, NOVEMBER 14, 2023 – Provider burnout, staff turnover and shortages, and practice inefficiencies have taken their toll on our nurses, causing major disruption in delivery systems’ productivity. The American Telemedicine Association’s (ATA) Virtual Nursing Insights Summit kicks off tomorrow, with nursing executives from top healthcare organizations sharing challenges, solutions, and lessons learned with their peers. The conference, co-chaired by Murielle Beene, DNP, MBA, MPH, and Kristi Henderson, DNP, NP-C, taking place November 15-16 in Washington, DC, is sold out.

One-of-a-kind discussions with expert clinicians, nursing peers and virtual care executives from top-tier provider organizations including:

Fireside Chat: Why Virtual Nursing? Navigating the Conundrum

  • Moderator: Kristi Henderson, DNP, NP-C, ATA Board Chair; CEO, Confluent
  • Sarah Pletcher, MD, ATA Board member; VP and Executive Medical Director, Strategic Innovation, Houston Methodist

Your Team Needs Help: Launching Your Virtual Nursing Investment

  • Moderator: Teta Alim, Managing Editor, HealthTech Magazine, and Editor, Manifest
  • Tearsanee Carlisle Davis, DNP, FNP-BC, Director, Clinical Programs & Strategy, UMMC Center for Telehealth
  • Kelsea Cox, MSN, RN, Director of Patient Care Services, St. Luke’s East Hospital
  • Hope Miller, MS, GNP-BC, Senior VP, Clinical Operations, Home & Community Care, Optum

System Spotlights

Best practices and lessons learned from leading hospital systems that built virtual nursing programs:

Mayo Clinic

  • Samantha Holligan, MBA, BSN, RN, Nurse Administrator, Mayo Clinic
  • Erika Rolland, MSN, RN, RN-BC, Enterprise Virtual Care Nursing Nurse Leader, Mayo Clinic

Trinity Health

  • Murielle Beene, DNP, MBA, MPH, ATA Board member; Senior VP and CHIO, Trinity Health
  • Gay Landstrom, PhD, RN, Senior VP and CNO, Trinity Health

Houston Methodist

  • Steve Klahn, Virtual Medicine Clinical Director, Houston Methodist

UNC Health

  • Barb Edson, RN, MBA/MHA, Executive Director, Virtual Care Center, UNC Health
  • Mauri Williams, RN, MBA/MHA, VP, Chief Nursing Informatics Officer, UNC Health

Technology to Take Your Program to the Next Level

  • Moderator: Elliott Wilson, ATA Digital Transformation SIG Co-chair; Principal, Flying Pig Consulting
  • Menchee Berris, MSN, RN, Clinical Nurse Program Coordinator, Tele-Cardiac ICU Command Center,

Children’s National Hospital

  • Caitlin Rawlins, MSN, RN, Deputy Director, Clinical Tech Innovation, OHIL, Immersive Program Manager,

Veterans Health Administration

  • Patches Seely, MBA, BSN, RN, EVP, Clinical Solutions, Carenet

ATA Telehealth Policy Insights

  • Kyle Zebley, Senior VP, Public Policy, the ATA; Executive Director, ATA Action

Supporting Critical Care through Virtual Nursing

  • Moderator: Teresa Rincon, PhD, RN, ATA Fellow; Telehealth Senior Consultant, Blue Cirrus Consulting;

Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Maggie Cunningham, VP and CNIO, Inova Health
  • Lisa Mae Williams, PhD, RN, Operations Director, Telehealth Center, Tele-critical Care & Virtual Sepsis

Unit, Baptist Health South Florida

  • Kellie Swink, BSN, RN, Virtual Care Coordinator, Tele-Cardiac ICU Command Center, Children’s National
  • Julie Miller, BSN, RN, ATA Acute & Critical Care SIG Co-chair; Clinical Practice Specialist, AACN

Next Steps and a Look Ahead: Strategizing for the Future

Workforce needs; building program successes; developing, attracting and retaining a workforce pipeline; tech support for the Nursing Command Center of the Future, and a remote team structure to transform patient care.

  • Moderator: Sarah Pletcher, MD, ATA Board member; VP and Executive Medical Director, Strategic

Innovation, Houston Methodist

  • Murielle Beene, DNP, MBA, MPH, ATA Board member; Senior VP and CHIO, Trinity Health
  • Kathleen Craig, Nurse Manager, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Brandi Clark, VP, Digital Care, OSF Health
  • Rachelle Longo, AVP, Telemedicine, Ochsner Health

Executive Fireside Chats

How Disney + Tesla + Google = Success in Virtual Nursing

  • Moderator: Ann Mond Johnson, CEO, the ATA
  • Executive Speaker: Chakri Toleti, Founder and CEO, CARE.AI

Why is an Ecosystem of Partners Essential to Delivering Effective Virtual Nursing?

  • Moderator: Ann Mond Johnson, CEO, the ATA
  • Executive Speaker: Labinot Bytyqi, Founder and CEO, hellocare

The Future of Nursing Innovation

  • Molly McCarthy, MBA, RN-BC, Senior Health Tech Advisor
  • Patricia Mook, MSN, RN, VP of Nursing Operations, Professional Development & Practice, Atrium Health

Case Study Presentations

Highly interactive case study sessions featuring solution providers, through the end-user lens, will discuss challenges, strategies, implementations, outcomes, and the future of virtual nursing.

Special thanks to our Premier Sponsors for their support of virtual nursing in this Insights Summit:

CARE.AI and hellocare. Please click here to see the full list of Summit Sponsors.

About the ATA

As the only organization completely focused on advancing telehealth, the American Telemedicine Association is committed to ensuring that everyone has access to safe, affordable, and appropriate care when and where they need it, enabling the system to do more good for more people. The ATA represents a broad and inclusive member network of leading healthcare delivery systems, academic institutions, technology solution providers and payers, as well as partner organizations and alliances, working to advance industry adoption of telehealth, promote responsible policy, advocate for government and market normalization, and provide education and resources to help integrate virtual care into emerging value-based delivery models.

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