Ron Emerson, RN BSN shares best practices and how healthcare organizations are responding to healthcare reform by utilizing distant technologies. As we move away from a fee for service model to quality of care, different approaches are needed. This open discussion meeting will include tactics and best practices on how to:
Decrease unnecessary re-hospitalizations
Care coordination and case management (patient centered medical home)
Wellness and prevention
Presented by: Ron Emerson, RN, BSN
Ron Emerson RN BSN is Global Director of Healthcare for Polycom. He is a former member of the board of Directors for the American Telemedicine Association and Chair of the Industry Council. He has more than 17-years experience in the healthcare industry. He is recognised as a thought leader in Telehealth, having developed a variety of innovative video-based clinical, medical education and social service applications, and consulted on telehealth deployments worldwide. He also held the position of Executive Director for a large telemedicine operation in the United States, where he was responsible for the efficient provision of services to 350 sites. Mr. Emerson was the recipient of the 2010 American Telemedicine Association Industry Council Award for his leadership in the advancement of Telehealth.
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