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NRTRC Annual Conference

NRTRC 2024 Telehealth Conference

 

Conference Materials & Agenda

Schedule

8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. QI Workshop
Ballroom South

The Science of Healthcare Quality Improvement Through a Telehealth Lens

Trudy Bearden, PA-C, MPAS
Principal Consultant, Founder
Bearden Consulting
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Break: Lunch on your Own
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Registration Open
1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Opening Remarks and Keynote
Ballroom South

The Impact of AI in Medicine on the Future Role of the Physician

John Scott, MD, MSc, FIDSA
Professor of Medicine, Chief Digital Health Officer
University of Washington Medicine
2:05 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions
Track 1: Visionary - Ballroom South

Advancing Healthcare Access: Integrating Telemedicine Policy, Research and Pharmacy Services

Beju Shah, PharmD, MBA
Sr. Telemedicine Success Manager (Moderator)
doxy.me

Kara Shirley, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP, BCACP, CPGx
Pharmacist Clinician and Consultant

Kyle Faget, Esq.
Partner, Co-Chair Health Care Practice Group
Foley & Lardner, LLP

Jenny Arnold, PharmD, BCPS
Chief Executive Officer
Washington State Pharmacy Association

Monica Chmieleski, Esq.
Partner
Foley & Lardner, LLP

Track 2: Clinical - Lyceum

Remote Maternal Blood Pressure Monitoring in A Predominantly Black, Rural, Medicaid Population: A Feasibility Study at the University of Mississippi Medical Center

Yunxi Zhang, PhD
Assistant Professor of Data Science, Associate Director of Research at Center for Telehealth
University of Mississippi Medical Center
3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Break and Visit with Exhibitors
3:30 p.m.-4:25 p.m. Breakout Sessions
Track 1: Visionary - Ballroom South

Washington Apple Health/Medicaid Telehealth Policies

Christopher Chen, MD, MBA
Medical Director, Medicaid
Washington State Health Care Authority

Frances Gough, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Molina Healthcare

Jodi Kunkel, BSN, RN
Occupational Nurse Consultant
Washington State Health Care Authority

Track 2: Clinical - Lyceum

Amazing Technology is a Must, But Never, Never, Never Sufficient

Ram Fish, MBA
CEO and Founder
19Labs
4:30 p.m.-5:25 p.m. Breakout Sessions
Track 1: Visionary - Ballroom South

Thriving Together in Rural Washington: Transforming Access to Care through Telehealth and Community Relationships

Christian Milaster, MS
Founder & CEO
Ingenium Digital Health Advisors

Wendy Brzezny
Director of Clinical Integration
Thriving Together CW

Yael Harris, PhD, MHS
CEO
Laurel Health Advisors, LLC

Track 2: Clinical - Lyceum

Virtual Nursing: How to Do It Right

Teresa Rincon, RN, BSN, PhD, FCCM
Sr. Telehealth Consultant; Assistant Professor, Adjunct Professor
Blue Cirrus Consulting, UMASS Chan Medical School, Regis College

Caroline Raganit, BSN, RN
Senior Manager of Clinical Programs Virtual Care & Digital Health
Providence St. Joseph Health

Julie Miller, BSN, RN, CCRN
Clinical Practice Specialist
American Association of Critical Care Nurses

5:25 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Adjourn
7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. Breakfast/Registration/Poster Session
8:00 a.m.-8:55 a.m. Breakout Sessions
Track 1: Visionary - Ballroom South

Enabling Digital Transformation: Accelerating the Adoption of Digital Health Innovation

Christian Milaster, MS
Founder & CEO
Ingenium Digital Health Advisors
Track 2: Clinical - Lyceum

Buidling a Virtual Care Program: If Only I Had a Shoestring Budget

Kanan Silvas, MD
Regional Medical Director of Virtual Care
Kootenai Health
9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Keynote
Ballroom South

Are We There Yet? A Look at Where Telehealth Has Been and Where We Might Take It.

Krista Stadler, RN, BSN, MHA
Healthcare Innovation Manager
Amazon
10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Break and Visit with Exhibitors
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions
Track 1: Visionary - Ballroom South

Balancing Innovation and Safety: AI in Health Care 

Kyle Faget, Esq.
Partner, Co-Chair Health Care Practice Group
Foley & Lardner, LLP

Jessa Boubker, JD, MPH
Associate
Foley & Lardner, LLP

Track 2: Clinical - Lyceum

UW Virtual Primary Care Improving Access Through On-Demand Services

Crystal Wong,MD
Associate Chief Digital Health Officer, UW Medicine
University of Washington Medicine

Michelle Lin
Assistant Director, Virtual Care Delivery
University of Washington Medicine

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions
Track 1: Visionary - Ballroom South

Clarion Call – Public Health’s Role in Telehealth and Digital Health

Tao Kwan Gett, MD, MPH
Chief Science Officer
Washington State Department of Health

Charles Chima, MD, DrPH
Chief Healthcare Innovation & Strategy Officer
Washington State Department of Health

Mark Cooke, JD, MSW
Policy Analyst
Washington State Department of Health

Track 2: Clinical - Lyceum

Unlocking High Reliability: The Role of Virtual Nursing in Healthcare

Krista Merihew, RN
Assistant Nursing Officer
Equum Medical

Teresa Rincon, RN, BSN, PhD, FCCM
Sr Telehealth Consultant, Professor
Blue Cirrus Consulting, UMASS Chan Medical School, Regis College

12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Lunch and Poster Viewing
1:30 p.m.-2:25 p.m. Breakout Sessions
Track 1: Visionary - Ballroom South

2024 Federal Policy Updates

Mei Kwong, JD
Executive Director
Center for Connected Health Policy
Track 2: Clinical - Lyceum

Expanding Diabetes Care and Education Services Through Digital Health in an Underserved Rural Frontier State

Jennifer Scarsi
Certified Diabetes Educator, Clinical Solutions Specialist
Welldoc
2:30 p.m.-3:25 p.m. Breakout Sessions
Track 1: Visionary - Ballroom South

Patient Access and Telebehavioral Health in Rural Idaho

Jacob Wilson, LCSW
Senior Director of Behavioral Health Networks
Cornerstone Whole Healthcare Organization (C WHO)

Bradley Raburn, MA, LCPC, P.M.P
Director of Behavioral Health Networks
Cornerstone Whole Healthcare Organization (C WHO)

Track 2: Clinical - Lyceum

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Justin Tauscher, PhD, LMHC
Behavioral Health and Technology Researcher
University of Washington Medicine
3:30 p.m.-4:25 p.m. Breakout Sessions
Track 1: Visionary - Ballroom South

Innovation in Suicide Prevention: Virtual Reality Suicide Risk Assessment and Safety Planning Training

Amanda DeDiego, PhD, LPC, NCC, BC TMH
Associate Professor
University of Wyoming
Track 2: Clinical - Lyceum

Virtual Nursing Panel

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4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Networking Reception in the Exhibitor Hall

Digital Health Equity Day

7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. Breakfast/Registration/Poster Session
8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. TTAC Session
Ballroom South

Telehealth Technology Showcase

Jordan Berg
Director
The National Telehealth Technology Assessment Center (TTAC)

Calvin Ross
Telehealth Technology Specialist
The National Telehealth Technology Assessment Center (TTAC)

9:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m. Break
9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Session
Ballroom South

Digital Equity, the Super-Determinant of Health

Aaron Schill
Director of Research and Programs
National Digital Inclusion Alliance
10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Session
Ballroom South

Telehealth in Indian Country: What You Need to Know

Chris Fore, PhD
Director, IHS Telebehavioral Health Center of Excellence
Indian Health Service
11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Lunch and Learn
Ballroom South

Language Access

Daniel Halberg
Training and Implementation Manager
Linguava
12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m. Session
Ballroom South

Telehealth as a Tool for Health Equity and Bodily Autonomy

Crystal Beal, MD
Founder & CEO
QueerDoc | QueerCME

Keemi Ereme, MD, MPH
Complex Family Planning Fellow
University of Washington

Samantha Glass, MD
Assistant Professor
Institute for Family Health/Mount Sinai School of Medicine

1:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m. Session
Ballroom South

Improving Digital Equity through Telehealth in Libraries

Christian Milaster, MS
Founder & CEO
Ingenium Digital Health Advisors

Trevor Cunningham, MHA, MPH
Telehealth Consultant
Ingenium Digital Health Advisors

Liz Morris, MLIS
Outreach and Access Coordinator
National Network of Libraries of Medicine

Amelia Valasek, MA
Partnerships and Programs Supervisor
Idaho Library Commision

Amanda DeDiego, PhD, LPC, NCC, BC-TMH
Associate Professor
University of Wyoming

2:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m. Session
Ballroom South

Two Worlds Collide: Healthcare and Broadband Working Together in a Post-COVID Era

Shirley Lam, MPH
Senior Policy Analyst
Insure the Uninsured Project

Kristin Cora, JD
Policy Counsel
Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition

Debra Fugile
Senior Consultant, Broadband
Solarity, a HealthTech Solutions Company

3:15 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Closing Remarks: Adjourn

Poster Sessions Titles and Authors Coming Soon!

 

Networking Reception