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  • 7:15 Conference Registration & Morning Breakfast
    8:00

    Chairperson's Opening Remarks

    Richard Bakalar, MD
    Managing Director, Advisory Services
    Specialist in Healthcare Solutions & Virtual Care
    Global Healthcare Center of Excellence
    KPMG

    8:15

    Telemedicine and Distance Health: An Overview of the Cleveland Clinic Experience

    Matthew Faiman, MD, MBA
    Director, Tele-Primary Care Services
    Medical Director, Express Care Online
    Cleveland Clinic 

    9:00

    Implementing Effective Telemedicine Programs within Population Health Management

    Morgan Waller, MBA, BSN, RN
    Director, Telemedicine
    Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City 

    9:45

    Networking Break & Refreshments

    10:15

    Implementing Remote Patient Monitoring to Improve Patient Health, Care Coordination and Cost Reduction

    Shirl Johnson, DNP, RN, CNS, MHA, BB
    Director, Patient Care Services/Remote Patient Management
    Norton Healthcare 

    11:00

    Bringing Telemedicine to Scale: Examining the Opportunities, Challenges and Limitations of Telemedicine for Hospitals in Healthcare Systems

    Benjamin Meller
    Program Manager, TeleHealth
    Massachusetts General Hospital

    11:45

    Implementing an Innovative and Effective Telemedicine Program within Pediatric Services

    Julie Hall-Barrow, EdD
    Vice President, Virtual Health & Innovation
    Children’s Health System of Texas

    12:30 Luncheon for All Attendees & Speakers
    1:30

    High Need, High Risk Patients: Successful Care Management Programs to Improve Care and Reduce Costs through Telemedicine

    Donna Spears
    Director, Maternal Services
    SSM Health

    2:15

    Panel Discussion: Implementing Hospital Telemedicine Programs – Strategies to Address Costs, Improve Quality Care and Greater Healthcare Access

    Natasa Sokolovich, JD, MSHCPM
    Executive Director, Telehealth
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)

    Morgan Waller, MBA, BSN, RN
    Director, Telemedicine
    Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City

    Shirl Johnson, DNP, RN, CNS, MHA, BB
    Director, Patient Care Services/Remote Patient Management
    Norton Healthcare

    3:15 Networking Break & Refreshments
    3:45

    Optimizing Patient Engagement and Satisfaction through Telemedicine

    Natasa Sokolovich, JD, MSHCPM
    Executive Director, Telehealth
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)

    4:30

    Transforming Rural Healthcare through Telemedicine and Virtual Visits

    Katie DeJong, DO
    Chair, eCare Emergency
    Avera Health

    5:15 End of Day One
  • 7:15 Morning Breakfast
    8:00

    Chairperson's Recap of Day One

    Richard Bakalar, MD
    Managing Director, Advisory Services
    Specialist in Healthcare Solutions & Virtual Care
    Global Healthcare Center of Excellence
    KPMG

    8:15

    Examining the Clinical and Financial Opportunities for Tele-ICU Population Health Management

    Michael Ries, MD, MBA, FCCM, FCCP, FACP
    Medical Director, Adult Critical Care & eICU
    Advocate Health Care 

    9:00

    Strategies to Optimize Care Coordination through Telemedicine

    Wendy Kalocay, MBA, CMPE
    Assistant Executive Administrator, Women's Health
    Program Director, Women's Telehealth Services
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)

    9:45 Networking Break & Refreshments
    10:15

    Improving and Managing Stroke Patient Outcomes through Telemedicine Programs

    Renee Joiner, RN, BSN
    Director, Arkansas Stroke Awareness & Virtual Emergency Support
    Director, Stroke Telemedicine
    University of Arkansas Medical Sciences Center 

    11:00

    Implementing an Effective Telepsychiatry Initiative to Provide Behavioral Health Consultation to Rural Hospitals and Emergency Rooms

    Jennifer Richman, MD
    Medical Director, Comprehensive Telepsychiatry Program
    University of Rochester Medical Center

    11:45

    Effectively Implementing Telemedicine and Wearable Technology in Movement Disorders

    Zoltan Mari, MD
    Director, Parkinson's & Movement Disorder Center/Division
    Director, National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence
    Johns Hopkins Medicine

    12:30 Conference Concludes