House calls are again becoming a reality with new developments in technology. This new technology will enable providers and patients to use real-time video communications using their browser with no plugins, downloads, or installs required. It will allow a patient to turn their living room into a waiting room.
Presented by: Brad Wegrzyn
Brad Wegrzyn is a Media Engineer for the University of Utah Health Care Dept of Telemedicine. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Northern Michigan University, state of Michigan teaching license and completed one year towards his Juris Doctor at Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1991, 1992 and 2002 respectively. From 2003 to 2007, he worked in production and engineering for a NBC affiliate TV station in Marquette Michigan. He joined the University of Utah in 2007 and achieved a Cisco TelePresence Video Field Engineer for Advanced Authorized Technology Provider certification in 2011. His career at the University has included serving on the Staff Council and developing training programs for the Hospital Help Desk.
In 2010 he received the prestigious Starfish Award in quality for his auditing process to prevent lost time due to technical difficulties with Telestroke. He has also been a frequent speaker for the American Telemedicine Association and the NRTRC.
Brad and his wife Mary currently live in Clearfield Utah with their six children.
This website is supported by grant number G22RH31114 from the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services.