ATA2021 Research Track Highlights Lessons Learned, Challenges and Opportunities of Today’s New Realities

25th Annual American Telemedicine Association (Virtual) Conference and Expo, Tuesdays/Thursdays in June

WASHINGTON, DC, JUNE 22, 2021 – The American Telemedicine Association’s 25th Annual Conference and Expo features a full Research Track including 31 oral presentations and 19 poster sessions reviewed and selected by the ATA’s Research Review Committee of telehealth industry experts, including:

Use of pain intensity and perceived exertion scores to modulate exercise difficulty in a digitally-delivered program for persistent musculoskeletal pain: an observational study

  • Hewett Chiu, Fern Health

Audio only Annual Wellness Visits: an experience during COVID-19 pandemic

  • Tanya Tucker, University of Mississippi Medical Center

 Collaboration between Tele-ICU programs has the potential to offset the shortage of critical care physicians during emergencies

  • Saurabh Chandra, Northwell Health

Maternal-Fetal Telemedicine: examining the impact of a national hub and spoke model on critical access communities

  • Sina Haeri, Access Physicians, a Division of SOC Telemed

Racial differences in the possible drivers of DTC telehealth usage and potential implications for improving health outcomes/reducing disparities: An observational study

  • Lauren Broffman, Ro

The Role of Telehealth in Providing Services to Individuals with Disabilities

  • Cheryl Austein Casnoff, MITRE
  • Erin Stauder

Surge Telemedicine Coverage for ICU COVID-19 Patients

  • William Ludwig and Samir Peshimam, NuView Health

Perspectives of patients and families on the quality, opportunities, and challenges of telehealth at a large pediatric hospital

  • Deborah Lin, Emre Sezgin and Yungui Huang, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

* All content is available On Demand for registered attendees.

Continuing Medical Education Credits

Sessions within the Research Oral and Poster Presentations are CME-eligible. CME is available via the University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing, jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Telehealth: Enabling Flexible, Inclusive and Contemporary Care Delivery

This year’s theme Telehealth: Enabling Flexible, Inclusive and Contemporary Care Delivery builds upon the lessons learned during the COVID-19 public health emergency, identifies the challenges and opportunities of today’s new realities, and convenes the individuals, organizations and decision-makers needed to cement the gains made to establish telehealth as a care modality in a modernized healthcare system.

GENERAL REGISTRATION: For more information or to register, please visit the ATA2021 website for details and easy online registration.

MEDIA REGISTRATION:  Please contact Gina Cella at

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. @americantelemed #telehealthishealth #ATApolicy

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Gina Cella
Cella Communications
t: 781-799-3137