Schedule - Monday October 8th

The Telemedicine & Telehealth Service Provider Summit
is a two-full-day national convention
returning to the Phoenix, AZ, metro area October 8-9, 2018.

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Monday, October 8, 2018

SPS Registration and Information Desk Open 7 am  5 pm
8:00 8:10

Welcome

Dale C. Alverson, MD, FATA, FAAP, Medical Director, Center for Telehealth, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM
Elizabeth A. Krupinski, PhD, FSPIE, FSIIM, FATA, Co-Director, Southwest Telehealth Resource Center, Tucson, AZ

MORNING MODULE: LAYING THE GROUNDWORK FOR IMPLEMENTATION & GROWTH

Section Moderator: Ronald K. Poropatich, MD, MS, Executive Director, Center for Military Medicine Research, Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
8:10 – 8:40

Revenue & Monetization Strategies

Andrew Watson, MD, MLitt, FACS, Vice President of Clinical Information Technology Transformation, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, and President, American Telemedicine Association, Arlington, VA

8:40 – 9:10

Building Sustainable Programs through Partnership Funding Models

Rachel Dixon, Chief Strategy Officer, Care on Location, Denver, CO
Matthew C. Mishkind, PhD, Deputy Director and Director of Operations for Military and Veteran Programs, Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

9:10 9:40

Meet the Service Providers Lightning Rounds #1

 Dale Alverson & Elizabeth Krupinski with vendor partners

9:40 – 10:10 Networking Break & Visit Exhibitors (Expo Hall) sponsored by AARP Arizona
Section Moderator: Elizabeth A. Krupinski, PhD, FSPIE, FSIIM, FATA, Co-Director, Southwest Telehealth Resource Center, Tucson, AZ
10:10 – 11:10

Panel
How to "Kick the Tires" of a Prospective Vendor

Stephen Kropp, MS, System Director of Virtual Health, St. Luke's Health System, Kansas City, MO
Shahram "Shez" Partovi, MD,
Chief Digital Officer, Dignity Health, Phoenix, AZ

Gigi Sorenson, RN, MSN, Chief Clinical Officer / Vice President of Operations, GlobalMed, Scottsdale, AZ

11:10 – 12:10

Panel
Proving Your Case with Quality Metrics and Cost Data

Introduction: Elizabeth A. Krupinski, PhD, FSPIE, FSIIM, FATA, Co-Director, Southwest Telehealth Resource Center, Tucson, AZ
Najib Ben Brahim, PhD, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Ignis Health, Charlottesville, VA
Kelly J. Ko, MS, PhD, Principal Investigator, West Health, La Jolla, CA
Arnab Nayak, PhD, Assistant Professor of Economics, Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics, Mercer University, Atlanta, GA

12:10 – 1:30 Lunch (Expo Hall) sponsored by American Well

AFTERNOON MODULE: LEGAL AND REGULATORY HOT TOPICS

Section Moderator: Nathaniel Lacktman, JD, Partner, Foley & Lardner, LLP, Tampa, FL
1:30 – 2:00

Advancing Your Telehealth Legislative Agenda

H. Neal Reynolds, MD, Vice President, Board of Directors, Maryland Telehealth Alliance, Inc., Crisfield, MD, and Co-Director, Multi Trauma Intensive Care Unit, R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

2:002:30

Changes in CMS Rules & Federal Law and How They Affect You

Alexis S. Gilroy, JD, Partner, Jones Day, Washington, DC

2:303:00

Meet the Service Providers Lightning Rounds #2

Dale Alverson & Elizabeth Krupinski with vendor partners

3:00 – 3:30 Networking Break & Visit Exhibitors (Expo Hall) sponsored by SnapMD
Section Moderator: Dale C. Alverson, MD, FATA, FAAP, Medical Director, Center for Telehealth, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM
3:30 – 4:30

Panel
How to Leverage Telehealth in Shifting from Fee-for-Service to Value-Based Care

Jean Glossa, MD, MBA, FACP, Managing Principal for Clinical Services, Health Management Associates, Washington, DC
Sylvia Romm, MD, MPH, Vice President, Medical Affairs, American Well, Boston, MA
Kevin Lee Smith, DNP, FNP, FAANP, Chief Medical Information Officer, Zipnosis, Inc., Minneapolis, MN

4:30 – 5:00

Asynchronous Telemedicine Law & Regulation

Nathaniel Lacktman, JD, Partner, Foley & Lardner, LLP, Tampa, FL

5:00 – 6:30 Networking Reception (Expo Hall) sponsored by GlobalMed

 

The registration and information desk will be open 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday and 7:00 am to 3:00 pm Tuesday.

SPS includes Expo Hall lunches on Monday and Tuesday and a networking reception Monday evening. It also includes a poster session/breakfast in the lecture hall Tuesday morning.