An Exclusive Invite to a Fierce Breakfast!

An Exclusive Invite to a Fierce Breakfast!

Posted on 27. Oct, 2010 by in Events, Featured

Telemedicine and telehealth technologies are transforming how healthcare providers examine, diagnose and monitor patients, as well as how they collaborate with each other. Join FierceMobileHealthcare for an exclusive roundtable discussion and learn how telemedicine is revolutionizing the delivery of healthcare services.

Their special guests will be top telemedicine experts and policy-makers from the Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services, the Federal Communications Commission, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and UVA Medical System.

They will examine the key impacts telemedicine technology is having on the healthcare industry, including:

  • the latest regulatory and reimbursement trends & challenges;
  • emerging market opportunities;
  • how innovative healthcare organizations are employing telemedicine technology to improve outcomes, expand their specialty services and save money;
  • and much more!

Their intimate roundtable environment provides an opportunity to hear what top policy makers and execs really have to say in an uncensored environment. And their convenient location across from the Washington, D.C., Convention Center ensures you’ll have plenty of time to attend the keynote session at the mHealth Summit.

Space is limited, so register today!

Speaker Profiles

speakersAdam Darkins,M.D., Chief Consultant for Care Coordination, Department of Veteran Affairs
Dr. Adam Darkins leads the National Telehealth Programs for US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Darkins has worked in health services development and has implemented enterprise information technology systems in the US and UK since 1991. He has a previous clinical background in neurosurgery. VA’s is seen as a national/international leader in telehealth with over 260,000 patients receiving care annually at more than 600 sites of care. At any given time 40,000 of these patients use home telehealth technologies that enable them to live independently at home. Register Now!

speakerLynne A. Dunbrack, Program Director, Connected Health IT
As program director for the IDC Health Insights’ Connected Health IT Strategies program, Ms. Dunbrack provides research-based advisory and consulting services that enable payer, provider, life science and vendor executives to maximize the business value of their connected health strategies. Specific areas of Ms. Dunbrack’s in-depth coverage include telemedicine utilizing video conferencing; telediagnostics; online care on demand; remote patient monitoring; mobile health; aging in place; and enabling technologies such as health information exchange (HIE) and electronic health records.. Register Now!

speakerKaren S. Rheuban, M.D.,Senior Associate Dean for CME and External Affairs Medical Director, Office of Telemedicine, University of Virginia Health System
Dr. Karen Schulder Rheuban serves as Professor of Pediatrics, Senior Associate Dean for External Affairs and Continuing Medical Education and Medical Director of the Office of Telemedicine at the University of Virginia.  As a pediatric cardiologist, Dr. Rheuban provides care to patients with congenital and acquired heart disease. Dr. Rheuban is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Academy of Pediatrics.  She is listed in the “Best Doctors in America” database, and was profiled in the NIH National Library of Medicine’s exhibit “Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America’s Women Physicians.”   She was awarded the University of Virginia’s Elizabeth Zintl Award for leadership, and was selected and profiled as one of the 2010 “Influential Women of Virginia”. Register Now!

speakerBarry Straube , M.D.,Chief Medical Officer, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Barry M. Straube, M.D. is the Chief Medical Officer for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), as well as Director of the CMS Office of Clinical Standards & Quality.  He is the most senior clinical advisor to the CMS Administrator and senior leadership at CMS. His office is responsible for national Medicare coverage decisions, regulations defining quality standards for U.S. healthcare facilities, quality measures and health assessment tools development, information technology systems relating to clinical quality data, quality improvement and value-based purchasing initiatives, and many other activities in the Medicare, Medicaid and CHIP programs. Register Now!

speakerPhoebe L. Yang,Senior Advisor to the Chairman on Broadband , Federal Communications Commission
Ms. Yang is Senior Advisor to the Chairman on Broadband at the Federal Communications Commission, where she serves as General Counsel of the Omnibus Broadband Initiative in creating Connecting America: The National Broadband Plan. Ms. Yang’s prior experience includes executive roles at Discovery Communications, as Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Development, Vice President of Digital Media Operations and Strategy, and Director of International Business Development; and at AOL Time Warner as Vice President of International Strategy and Policy focused on China. She served under President Bill Clinton as Special Coordinator for China Rule of Law. Earlier in her career, Ms. Yang practiced corporate and commercial law at Hogan & Hartson, LLP and was a law clerk to federal judge, The Honorable William Schwarzer (N.D., California).”. Register Now!

Neil Versel , Senior Editor, FierceMobileHealthcare
Award-winning journalist Neil Versel writes FierceHealthIT, FierceMobileHealthcare and FierceEMR. Based in Chicago, he’s a freelance health IT journalist and blogger who has written for numerous healthcare publications in the U.S., Canada and Europe, including Healthcare IT News, Inside Healthcare Computing, Hospitals & Health Networks and E-Health Insider. A former staff reporter for Modern Physician magazine, Neil won two Editorial Excellence Awards and received the APEX Award for Publication Excellence in 2006. Neil is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis. Register Now!

Gwen Darling

Gwen Darling is a Search Executive specializing in Healthcare IT, the Founder of Healthcare IT Central (the leading online Career Center for Healthcare IT job seekers and employers), and the Editor/Founder of Healthcare IT Today. Gwen also is a featured blogger for Healthcare Informatics magazine.

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