2014 Schedule

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Monday October 6, 2014

8:00 - 8:15 Welcome and Overview
Elizabeth A. Krupinski, PhD, FATA, Associate Director for Evaluation, Arizona Telemedicine Program, Tucson, AZ
Dale C. Alverson, MD, FATA, Medical Director, Center for Telehealth and Cybermedicine Research, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
                                                                  
8:15 – 8:45 Challenges and Opportunities: Why an SPS?
Elizabeth A. Krupinski, PhD, FATA

MORNING MODULE: TELEHEALTH WINNERS: STRATEGIES THAT WORK

  SECTION MODERATOR: Ana María López, MD, MPH, FACP
Medical Director, Arizona Telemedicine Program, Tucson, AZ
8:45 – 9:45 Panel:  Expanding Mature Telehealth Programs: Successful Telehealth in Large, Integrated Healthcare Systems
Deborah H. Dahl, BSE, MBA, FACHE, Vice President, Patient Care Innovation, Banner Health, Phoenix, AZ
Bart M. Demaerschalk, MD, MSc, FRCP, Professor of Neurology and Medical Director, Mayo Clinic Telestroke and Teleneurology, Scottsdale, AZ
Christopher Veremakis, MD, Medical Director, Center for Innovative Care, Mercy Virtual - Mercy Health, Chesterfield, MO
9:4510:15 How a Large Academic Medical Center Partnered with a Commercial Provider to Win a CMS Grant
Howard Yonas, MD, Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee Break & Visit Exhibitors
  SECTION MODERATOR: Jay H. Sanders, MD, FACP, FACAAI, FATA
President and Chief Executive Officer, The Global Telemedicine Group, McLean, VA
10:45 – 11:15 Integration or Bust? The Strategic Advantage of Creating Telehealth Buying Collaboratives
Joseph Peterson, MD, Chief Executive Officier, Specialists On Call, Reston, VA
11:15 – 11:45 The Telehealth Call Center Model
Mark Aspenson, Chief Executive Officer, Avery Telehelath, Scottsdale, AZ
11:45 – 1:00 Lunch (Expo Hall)

AFTERNOON MODULE: SUCCEEDING AS A SERVICE PROVIDER

  SECTION MODERATOR: Anne E. Burdick, MD, MPH, FATA
Associate Dean for TeleHealth and Clinical Outreach, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL
1:00 – 1:30 If You Build It, Will They Come? Eight Steps to Success for Telehealth Service Provider Companies
Samir Malik,Chief Executive Officer, 1DocWay, New York, NY
1:30 – 2:00 Too Small to Succeed? Early Stage Telehealth Service Delivery Companies
Jeffrey Nathanson, MS, Chief Executive Officer, Strategic Catalysts, Denver, CO
2:002:30 Panel: Transformational Trends in the Telehealth Service Industry: Planning for Change
Charles R. Doarn, MBA, FATA, Editor-in-Chief, Telemedicine and e-Health Journal; Family Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Jay H. Sanders, MD, FACP, FACAAI, FATA, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Global Telemedicine Group, McLean, VA
2:30 – 3:00 Coffee Break & Visit Exhibitors
  SECTION MODERATOR: Deb LaMarche
Associate Director, Utah Telehealth Network, Salt Lake City, UT
3:00 – 3:30 From Language Services Company to Telehealth Start-up:  Creating Tomorrow’s Healthcare Leaders off Today’s Platforms
James B. Edwards, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Emergent Medical Associates, Language Access Network and Carenection, Columbus, OH
3:30 – 4:00 Healthcare Innovations: Staying Ahead of the Curve
Donald A. Graf, Director of Telemedicine, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan, Phoenix, AZ
4:00 – 4:45 Meet the Service Providers Lightning Rounds #1
Dale C. Alverson, MD, FATA, & Elizabeth A. Krupinski, PhD, FATA, with vendor partners
5:00 – 6:30 Networking Reception (Expo Hall)

Tuesday October 7, 2014

MORNING MODULE: FINDING THE PERFECT PARTNER AND NEGOTIATING THE HURDLES

8:008:05 Day 2 Kickoff
Dale C. Alverson, MD, FATA
  SECTION MODERATOR: Dale C. Alverson, MD, FATA
Medical Director, Center for Telehealth and Cybermedicine Research, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
8:05 – 9:10 Panel: Partnership and Policy: Making It Work!
Daniel J. Derksen, MD, Professor; Director, Center for Rural Health; and Chair, Public Health Policy and Management Section, University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Tucson, AZ
James J. Dickson, BA, MBA,
Chief Executive Officer/Administrator,
Copper Queen Community Hospital, Bisbee, AZ
Marta J. Petersen, MD, Medical Director, Utah Telehealth Network, Salt Lake City, UT
Jay H. Shore, MD, MPH,Director of Telemedicine, University of Colorado Depression Center, Aurora, CO
9:10 – 10:10 Panel: Negotiating Policy, Legal and Regulatory Topics
Alexis S. Gilroy, JD, Partner, Jones Day, Washington, DC
Mario Gutierrez, MPH, Executive Director, Center for Connected Health Policy, Sacramento, CA
Natasa Sokolovich, JD, MSHCPM, Executive Director - Telemedicine, University of Pittsburg Medical Center, Pittsburg, PA
10:10 – 10:40 Coffee break and visit exhibitors
  SECTION MODERATOR:Jay H. Shore, MD, MPH
Director of Telemedicine, University of Colorado Depression Center, Aurora, CO
10:40 – 11:10 Buyer's Guide to Telemedicine/Telehealth Services: a Survey of the Service Provider Landscape
Wesley N. Valdes, DO, Medical Director, Teleheatlh Services, Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, UT
11:1011:40 Finding a Best-of-breed Telehealth Service provider: A Practical Guide to Doing Due Diligence
Alexis S. Gilroy, JD, Partner, Jones Day, Washington, DC
11:40 – 12:55 Lunch (Expo Hall)

AFTERNOON MODULE: SUCCESSFULLY INTEGRATING SERVICE PROVIDERS INTO ORGANIZATIONS

  SECTION MODERATOR: Marta J. Petersen, MD
Medical Director, Utah Telehealth Network, Salt Lake City, UT
12:55 – 1:40 Meet the Service Providers: Lightning Rounds #2
Dale C. Alverson, MD, FATA, & Elizabeth A. Krupinski, PhD, FATA, with vendor partners
1:40 – 2:10 Beyond Signing the Contract: Integrating Specialty Services into Workflows and Cultures
Lou Silverman, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Advanced ICU Care, St. Louis, MO
2:10 – 2:40 Integrating a Telemedicine Program within an Established Healthcare Organization
Mark B. Horton, OD, MD, Director, Indian Health Services/Joslin Vision Network Teleophthalmology Program, Phoenix, AZ
Tim B. Hunter, MD, MSc, Retired Professor of Medical Imaging and Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ
2:40 – 3:10 Coffee break and visit exhibitors
  SECTION MODERATOR: Elizabeth A. Krupinski, PhD
Associate Director for Evaluation, Arizona Telemedicine Program, Tucson, AZ

3:10 – 3:40 Making Sure the Doctor Is In: How Service Providers Recruit Physicians & How to Engage Physicians at the User End
Sunil Budhrani, MD, MPH, MBA, Founder, CareClix Telemedicine, Tysons Corner, VA
3:40 – 4:45 Panel Discussion: Tips and Best Practices from the Pros
Peter Antall, MD, President and Chief Medical Officer, Online Care Group; Medical Director, American Well, Boston, MA
Ricardo Garcia-Rivera, MD, President and Chief Medical Officer, NeuroCall, Miami, FL
Gunjan Goel, MBA, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Amerivatals Telehealth, Mesa, AZ
Til Jolly, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Specialists On Call, Reston, VA
Les Paschall, Chief Executive Officer, InSignt Telepsychiatry,
Marlton, NJ
4:45 – 5:00 Looking Forward
Jay H. Sanders, MD, FACP, FACAAI, FATA,
President and Chief Executive Officer, The Global Telemedicine Group, McLean, VA
Ronald S. Weinstein, MD, FCAP, FATA,
Director, Arizona Telemedicine Program, Tucson, AZ

The registration and information desk will be open 7:30 am to 6:00 pm Monday and 7:30 am to 3:00 pm Tuesday.

SPS includes exhibit hall lunches on Monday and Tuesday and a networking reception Monday evening.