Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Pre-Conference Workshops and Networking Reception

1:00 - 2:30 Workshop Series I (choose one, advanced registration required)
  1. Legal and Regulatory Issues in Telehealth: Offering Services in the Northeast and Beyond
    Review everything you need to know about telehealth reimbursement laws, professional liability coverage, state regulations and licensing requirements, professional standards of practice, and more.
    Speaker: Nathaniel M. Lacktman, Esq., Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
  2. Applications in Store and Forward Telehealth
    Explore the benefits and practical approaches to implementing and sustaining a teledermatology or a diabetic retinopathy screening program.
    Speakers: Julie H. Lin, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, and Casey Castner, Telehealth Support, Finger Lakes Community Health
  3. Telehealth Technology Lab (offered twice)
    Discover the essentials of telehealth technology and technology assessment to evaluate your needs - includes a variety of hands-on demos.
    Speakers: Garret Spargo, MA, Principle Investigator, and Doris T. Barta, MHA, Director, National Telehealth Technology Assessment Resource Center
2:30 - 3:00 Afternoon Break (coffee & tea provided)
3:00 - 4:30 Workshop Series II (choose one, advanced registration required)
  1. Essentials of Telebehavioral Health
    From "HIPAA-compliance" to getting paid, this session will serve as your first step in starting your own telebehavioral health practice.
    Speaker: Jay Ostrowski, MA, LPC/S, NCC, DCC, ACS, CEO, Behavioral Health Innovation, Technical Advisor, Mid-Atlantic TRC
  2. Successful Telehealth Business Models for the Health System, Hospital, or Clinic
    How can your telehealth program be sustained? Join us to dissect a variety of business models to help frame your next business plan.
    Speakers: Elizabeth A. Krupinski, PhD, FSIIM, FSPIE, FATA, Professor & Vice Chair for Research, Department of Radiology & Imaging Sciences, Emory University, and Danielle Louder, Program Director, Northeast Telehealth Resource Center
  3. Telehealth Technology Lab (offered twice)
    Discover the essentials of telehealth technology and technology assessment to help evaluate your needs - includes a variety of hands-on demos.
    Speakers: Garret Spargo, MA, Principle Investigator, and Doris T. Barta, MHA, Director, National Telehealth Technology Assessment Resource Center
5:00 - 6:30 Networking Reception (included with all registrations)
Connect with colleagues from across the region and beyond! Light hors d’oeuvres served.