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The coronavirus pandemic has brought to the forefront
the critical role telehealth can play in care delivery

Telehealth can improve access, enable the healthcare system to scale
and provide the timely and effective treatment of more patients
outside of a hospital or doctor’s office.

As the organization representing the telehealth community, we are working on a number of fronts to support healthcare providers on the front lines, telehealth solution providers and all stakeholders in this fight.  The ATA COVID-19 Response Webinar Series will bring together experts and thought leaders, and those in the trenches, to share practical insights and real-world experiences to help create the right solutions, implement the right technologies and support all of your incredible efforts to leverage telehealth solutions help ensure timely triaging and treatment of patients and help to ‘flatten the curve.’


Schedule of upcoming events

all events are open to the public.  Please click the links to register. all scheduled times are eastern time zone. 

March 20, 2020
1pm ET

Using Telehealth to Stop COVID-19

  Join Joseph Brennan and Michelle Hager as they discuss how to use telehealth to provide excellent and timely care for patients during COVID-19.  This overview will provide a review of how to’s and basic best practices, current uses to provide care to patients affected with COVID-19, and the key components to getting started.

Presenters:
Joseph Brennan, Founder, Moonshot Health Consulting
Michelle Hagar, Managing Partner, Blue Cirrus Consulting
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March 24, 2020
3pm ET
Federal Telehealth Policy Update
  Join Robert Jarrin and Kevin Harper to hear the latest on what Congress, HHS, and CMS are doing to support health care providers using telehealth and RPM in response to the Coronavirus Public Health Emergency.

Presenters:
Robert Jarrin, Strategic Consultant
Kevin Harper, Director of Policy, ATA
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March 26, 2020
12pm ET
Lessons Learned from our EU Partners (In Partnership with ECHAlliance)
 

Join us as we host a discussion with our European partners to share lessons learned, gaps and needs and discuss how responders around the globe can improve the exchange of information and best practices as we face this pandemic. We are pleased to have Brian O’Connor, Chair of the ECHAlliance and a dynamic panel of providers and experts provide their experience first-hand in the response to COVID-19 across Europe.

Presenters:
Brian, O'Connor, Chair, ECHAlliance
Rachel Duscombe, MD, Visiting Professor, Imperial College
Tei Sheraton, MD, Consultant Anaesthetist, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Richard Wadas, MD, EVP Community Emergency Medicine, UPMC
Mary Wisniewski, Director, UPMC Patient Blood Management Program, Wolff Center at UPMC
Ann Mond Johnson, CEO, ATA (Moderator)

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March 31, 2020
1pm ET
COVID-19 and Remote Monitoring
 

Remote Patient Monitoring is a critical tool for managing patient populations during this pandemic.  We welcome Dr. Lyle Berkowitz as he moderates a discussion with Dr. Jennifer Schneider and Dr. Andrew Watson, as they share their extensive experiences from the forefront of remote monitoring.  They'll talk through a number of use cases including RPM for stable, chronic illness, how it can be leveraged to address new medical issues and using remote monitoring for patients in isolation.

Presenters:
Lyle Berkowitz, MD, CEO, Back9 Healthcare Consulting
Jennifer Schneider, MD, President, Livongo
Andrew Watson, MD, Practicing Surgeon, UPMC, Past President ATA

 

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April 1, 2020
1pm ET

Reports From the COVID-19 Front Line – Lessons Learned So Far

 

In a discussion moderated by Dr. Joe Kvedar, Dr. Sylvia Romm and Dr. Todd Czartoski will each provide perspectives as clinicians located in three different 'hotspots' throughout the country. They will cover many topics including the role telehealth has played in helping to keep people out of the ER, how their respective healthcare systems are responding to the pandemic and any "I wish I knew that then" moments of clarity that they've discovered along the way.

Presenters:
Todd Czartoski, MD, Chief Medical Technology Officer, Providence Health System
Joseph Kvedar, MD, Senior Advisor, Virtual Care, Partners HealthCare, President-elect ATA
Sylvia Romm, MD, Chief Innovation Officer, Atlantic Health

 

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April 2, 2020

Incorporating Telehealth in Your Practice – Practical Tips for Clinicians

 

Clinicians are turning to telehealth to manage their patients and interest has accelerated now that we’re practicing social distancing. Hear from Saya Nagori, MD – a physician, entrepreneur and avid proponent of telehealth – on incorporating telemedicine into your practice, as well as an overview of important considerations in this exceptional time of rapidly changing rules and regulations surrounding telemedicine. This is for clinicians who are just starting or need to fine-tune their efforts as well as for clinicians who are managing their private practice or hospital-based practice. Delivery systems will want to know how to support their clinical base as well.

Presenter:
Saya Nagori, MD, CEO, VisionMD, Founding Physician, Simple Health

 

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is there a topic you'd like to see covered?

We want this series to be a beneficial resource and welcome any ideas for upcoming topics. Please email your ideas to content@americantelemed.org.