ATA EDGE Policy Conference Tackles The Latest State and Federal Telehealth Policies, Post-Election Perspectives And Next Steps For Virtual Care

Cementing the Gains for Telehealth: Where Do We Go From Here? Four-part virtual event: January 12, 19, 26 and February 2

This year’s ATA EDGE Policy Conference tackles the latest state and federal telehealth policies and outlines the actions necessary to ensure access to telehealth continues uninterrupted following the public health emergency. This four-week series of two-hour sessions will convene thought leaders, policy makers, and pundits who are influencing the future of care delivery. View the full agenda here.

Keynote Presentations

Senator William Frist – Opening Keynote – Reimagining Healthcare Virtually: A Look into the Physician-Senator’s Crystal Ball (Jan 12)

Peter Antall, MD, CMO, Amwell – How Telehealth Saved the Healthcare System from Imploding (Jan 19)

Kristi Henderson, DNP, NP-C, FAAN, FAEN, Senior VP, Center for Digital Health & Innovation, Optum Health – Fireside Chat with Joe Kvedar, MD, ATA Board Chair; Professor, Harvard Medical School; Senior Advisor, Virtual Care, Mass General Brigham; Editor-in-Chief, njp Digital Medicine (Jan 26)

Adaeze Enekwechi, a leading voice in health policy – Fireside Chat with Joe Kvedar, MD, ATA Board Chair; Professor, Harvard Medical School; Senior Advisor, Virtual Care, Mass General Brigham; Editor-in-Chief, njp Digital Medicine (Feb 2)

More Featured Speakers

Crozer Connor, Senior Legislative Assistant, Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA)

Meghan O’Toole, Health Policy Advisor, Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI)

Kirby Miller, Legislative Assistant, Office of Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS)

Bill Beninati, MD, FCCM, Senior Medical Director, Intermountain TeleHealth Services

Mohana Ravindranath, Reporter Politico

Eric Wicklund, Senior Editor,, Xtelligent Healthcare Media

Molly Coye, Executive in Residence, AVIA

Wendy Everett, Senior Advisor, Avalere Health

Nate Lacktman, Partner, Foley and Lardner, Chair, ATA Business & Finance Special Interest Group

Elliot Vice, Director of Government Affairs, National Council of State Boards of Nursing

Mei Kwong, Executive Director, Center for Connected Health Policy

Adimika Arthur, Executive Director, HealthTech for Medicaid

Mark Jarrett, Deputy Chief Medical Officer and Chief Quality Officer, Northwell Health

Jessica Wilkerson, Cyber Policy Advisor, Office of Strategic Partnerships & Technology Innovation, FDA

Christopher Logan, MBA, CISSP, Director, Healthcare Industry Strategy, VMWare

Leslie Krigstein, VP, Government Affairs, Teladoc Health

Greg Fulton, Industry Policy Lead, Philips

Tearsanee Davis, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, Center for Telehealth, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Dr. Vaile Wright, Senior Director of Health Care Innovation, American Psychological Association

Justin Elliot, VP, Government Affairs, American Physical Therapy Association

Assemblymember Pamela Hunter (NCOIL), NY State Assembly

State Senator Michelle Benson (R-MN)

Nate Gross, Co-Founder, Doximity

Claudia Tucker, Senior VP, Government Affairs, Teladoc Health

Evan Hoffman, Director of State and Local Government Relations, Philips

Sara Schmitt, Managing Director, Research, Evaluation and Consulting, Colorado Health Data Institute

Adam Greenberg, General Counsel, Ro

Jon Pearce, CEO & Co-Founder, Zipnosis

Emily Goetz, Head of Marketing, Bright.MD

April Mims, Vice President of Public Policy, hims & hers

Luis Belen, Executive Director, National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved

Amy Sheon, PhD, MPH, President, Public Health Innovators

Hants Williams, PhD, RN, Program Director of Applied Health Informatics, Stonybrook University

Lauren Conaboy, Vice President, National Policy, Centerstone

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-IN)

David Houghton, System Chair, Telemedicine, Ochsner Health System

View the full agenda here.


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About the ATA

As the only organization completely focused on advancing telehealth, the ATA 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. ATA represents a broad and inclusive member network of health care delivery systems, 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. @americantelemed  #ataedge #atapolicy