2019 Telemed Leadership Forum

Apr 3, 2019 ‐ Apr 5, 2019


Hosted by URAC, the second annual Telemed Leadership Forum is designed for physicians and leaders in hospitals and health systems, health plans, academic medical centers, telehealth providers and networks, as well as government regulators and policymakers.

The sessions, which include a mix of panel discussions and presentations, provide solid, innovative and valuable information on how telehealth is transforming healthcare delivery. You’ll hear from hospitals/health systems that are leading the way in telemedicine services— leaders who are changing the telehealth paradigm.

Standard: $595.00

Sessions

Keynote: FCC's Connected Care Pilot Program

Apr 3, 2019 8:15am ‐ Apr 3, 2019 9:00am

Identification: W815

Speaker(s):
  • Brendan Carr, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Tags: Telehealth
Free

Keynote: CMS Center for Innovation: Seamless Care Models Group

Apr 3, 2019 9:00am ‐ Apr 3, 2019 9:45am

Identification: W900

Speaker(s):
  • Laura McWright, Deputy Director, Seamless Care Models Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Free

Panel Discussion: Telehealth Policy – How Can Telemed Leaders Influence Change

Apr 3, 2019 9:45am ‐ Apr 3, 2019 10:45am

Identification: W945

Join us for a discussion of policies and regulations that may be impacting the delivery of telehealth services, including rural telehealth, DTC, opioid treatment and more. What can telehealth leaders do the influence change?

Speaker(s):
  • Laura McWright, Deputy Director, Seamless Care Models Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • Ross Friedberg, General Counsel, Doctor on Demand
  • Martin Kohn, MD, Independent Consultant
  • Adam Solander, Member, Epstein Becker and Green
  • Tamara Perry, Senior Director of Operations, Virtual Health and Innovation, Children's Health System of Texas
  • Rene Quashie, Vice President, Policy & Regulatory Affairs, Consumer Technology Association
Tags: Telehealth
Standard: $60.00

Tele-Emergency on the Prairie: Lives Saved

Apr 3, 2019 11:00am ‐ Apr 3, 2019 11:45am

Identification: W1100

Avera eCARE leads the nation in delivering the broadest range of telemedicine services available form a single source. Avera eCARE’s Emergency partners have experienced in the past 12 months: $3.5 million in cost savings for 137+ hospitals across the country; 700+ patient transfers avoided; and 7,700+ video encounters. While the technology set up for hospitals in the Avera network is impressive, Brian Skow, M.D., chief medical officer at Avera eCARE, says it is just part of the solution. Dr. Skow presents how relationship building is the key to success, how the Avera team determines if a partnership with a hospital will work, how they tailor tele-emergency services for each hospital, and more.

Speaker(s):
  • Brian Skow, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Avera eCARE
Tags: Telehealth
Standard: $60.00

Building a Sustainable Pediatric Telemedicine Program: A System-wide Approach to Virtual Care and Innovation

Apr 3, 2019 1:00pm ‐ Apr 3, 2019 1:45pm

Identification: W100

Children’s Health Virtual Care currently operates in over 118 schools throughout North Texas. The TeleSpecialty program; including TeleNICU, TeleER, TeleOrtho and Sports Medicine programs have been contracted and implemented in over 20 hospitals throughout the state. Providing critical specialty care access to mostly rural hospitals in desperate need of pediatric expertise. Through Children’s LIVE Virtual CME and CNE education is offered to providers and their care teams as programs constantly evolve. Tamara Perry, Senior Director, Virtual Health and Innovation, Children’s Health System of Texas, will provide insight into the nuts and bolts of building a thriving virtual care network - driven by positive patient outcomes and data.

Speaker(s):
  • Tamara Perry, Senior Director of Operations, Virtual Health and Innovation, Children's Health System of Texas
Standard: $60.00

Northwell Health: Leveraging Integrated Technology to Better Manage Patient Populations and Improve Health Outcomes

Apr 3, 2019 1:45pm ‐ Apr 3, 2019 2:30pm

Identification: W145

The largest healthcare provider in New York, with 23 hospitals, 665 outpatient facilities and more than 18,500 affiliated physicians, Northwell began its eICU in 2014, and also has telepsychiatry and telestroke services. Since 2017, Northwell been transitioning to a consumer-facing model, and has launched remote monitoring programs, expanding platforms to use mHealth devices and video portals, and giving patients the ability to connect to providers. Martin Doerfler, M.D., Senior VP of Clinical Strategy and Development Associate, Chief Medical Officer, Northwell Health, discusses what it takes to transition to an enterprise telemedicine strategy and to transform from a provider-centric to a patient-centric approach.

Speaker(s):
  • Martin E. Doerfler, MD, Senior Vice President, Clinical Strategy and Development, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Northwell Health
Tags: Telehealth
Standard: $60.00

Telemedicine: A Tool to Provide Real-time Care in the Patient’s Native Environment

Apr 3, 2019 2:30pm ‐ Apr 3, 2019 3:15pm

Identification: W230

In early 2016, Bon Secours Health System (BSHS) launched Bon Secours 24/7, a custom platform for virtual visits for its employees and residents served by its facilities across the nation. In September 2018, BSHS and Mercy Health combined to become the United States’ fifth largest Catholic healthcare ministry and one of the nation’s 20 largest healthcare systems. Its healthcare locations span seven states: Florida, Kentucky, Maryland, New York, Ohio, South Carolina and Virginia. In this case study presentation, Marlon Priest, M.D., executive vice president and chief medical officer, walk you through how BSHS changed its telehealth focus from looking at cost cutting or increase revenue, to looking at how to weave telehealth into an already strong program to meet patients’ needs at the moment those needs arise, and in a much more time-efficient way.

Speaker(s):
  • Marlon Priest, MD, EVP/Chief Medical Officer & Senior Services Market Lead, Bon Secours Mercy Health
Tags: Telehealth
Standard: $60.00

Panel Discussion: Barriers and Opportunities for Telehealth: Comparing Rural and Urban Settings

Apr 3, 2019 3:30pm ‐ Apr 3, 2019 4:15pm

Identification: W330

Speaker(s):
  • Brian Skow, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Avera eCARE
  • Martin E. Doerfler, MD, Senior Vice President, Clinical Strategy and Development, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Northwell Health
  • Marlon Priest, MD, EVP/Chief Medical Officer & Senior Services Market Lead, Bon Secours Mercy Health
  • Shawn Griffin, MD, President & CEO, URAC
Standard: $60.00

CareFirst Panel Discussion: Strategies and Outcomes of Two Telehealth Grantees

Apr 3, 2019 4:15pm ‐ Apr 3, 2019 5:00pm

Identification: W415

Speaker(s):
  • Jose Segura, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Department Director, La Clinica del Pueblo
  • Joseph H. O'Leary, Medical Director, Family Services Division, Catholic Charities of Balitmore
  • Julie Wagner, Vice President, Community Affairs, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
Standard: $60.00

Keynote: Real-World Evidence and Personalized Medicine

Apr 4, 2019 8:15am ‐ Apr 4, 2019 9:15am

Identification: TH815

As a former chief medical scientist of IBM research, Martin Kohn, M.D., used big data to help design the Watson supercomputer so it would better support the work of practicing physicians. More recently, he served as chief medical scientist at Sentrian, creating predictive analytic systems integrating home monitoring with longitudinal health data for patients with complex chronic diseases. Today, Dr. Kohn consultant and strategist in the use of healthcare data for clinical decision support and health policy development, aiding organizations preparing for the transformation of healthcare. In this keynote presentation, Dr. Kohn provides his vision of the impact of data and telemedicine on healthcare transformation.

Speaker(s):
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