2015 national telehealth conference agenda – day 2

friday, march 20th: day 2 of the 2015 national telehealth conference


7:00 – 7:45 a.m. – Networking Breakfast at Procter Hall with the Exhibitors & Poster Presenters

7:45 – 8:15 a.m. – Transition to Intensive Experiential Learning Locations

  • Shuttle bus transportation to the VA Cincinnati Track One Site. All other tracks are located in the College of Nursing, Procter Hall.

8:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. – Concurrent Intensive Experiential Learning Tracks 

Note: Tracks are 4 hours in duration. All (except Track 1) are split into 2-hour sessions with breaks.

  • Track One: Tele ICU A Technical and Clinical Transformation in the ICU
    • Location: Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    • Session Leader: J. Michael Torok, MSN, MBA
    • Presenters:
      • Tele ICU Simulation Experience: Attendees will witness a simulated patient care scenario from the Tele ICU Core and in an ICU room (Group will be divided and rotate through each scenario).
      • J. Michael Torok, MSN, MBA, Tele ICU (e-ICU) Program Director, VA Cincinnati
        ” Utilizing Simulation and Innovative Training Techniques in Instituting Clinical Transformation in ICU and eICU Environment “
      • Ralph Panos, MD Veterans Health Administration
        “Models of Tele ICU (e-ICU)”
      • Lynelle Johnson, MS, RN, Chief Health Informatics Officer, VISN 10-VA Healthcare System of Ohio
        “Challenges and lessons learned in setting up technologies for teleICU”


  • Track Two: Driving Innovation and Successful Implementation of TeleHealth Technology Across the Care Continuum: From Hospital to Home
    • Location: Procter Hall 103
    • Session Leader: Anya Sanchez, MD, MBA
    • Presenters for Session 2A:
      • Anya Sanchez, MD, MBA, UC Health Enterprise Director, Special Projects
        “UC Health Aligning Telehealth Strategy and Streamlining Implementation”
      • Tim Maloney, JD, VP Payor Relations
        “UC Health Policy Changes and the Reimbursement Outlook for Telehealth”
      • Jay Brown, UC Health Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
        “The IT Landscape: Preparing for Telehealth as the New Norm”
    • Presenters for Session 2B:
      • Opeolu Adeoye, MD, Associate Professor, UC Emergency Medicine and Neurosurgery Division of Neurocritical Care
        “TeleStroke 2.0: The Evolution of Digital Stroke Care”
      • Shimul Shah, MD, MHCM, UC Director of Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Associate Professor of Surgery
        “Creating a Virtual Medical Home Post-Transplant”
      • Pam Kimmel, RN, Director of TeleHealth, UC Health”Building Bridges Across Sites of Care”
      • Pam Kimmel, RN, Director of TeleHealth, UC Health
        “TeleHealth Infrastructure: the Nuts and Bolts”
  • Track Three: Telehealth 101-102: Getting Started in Telehealth and Maximizing Clinical Effectiveness in Telehealth
    • Location: Procter Hall 276 and Virtual Visits to Remote Federal Telehealth Resource Centers across the US
    • Session Leader: Jonathan Neufeld, PhD
    • Session 3A: Telehealth 101 – 102: Getting Started in Telehealth
      This session will provide an introduction to Telehealth, including the basic concepts, technology considerations, regulatory framework and available resources.
    • Presenters:
      • Jonathan Neufeld, PhD
        Clinical Director, Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center
      • Doris Barta, MHA
        Director, Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center
        Billings, MT
      • Garret Spargo, MA
        Director, Telehealth Technology Assistance Center
        Anchorage, AK
    • Session 3B: Maximizing Clinical Effectiveness in Telehealth
      This session will focus on specific methods of enhancing clinical effectiveness when using telehealth. We will provide examples from telemental health programs and the Pediatric Emergency Telemedicine Network in Montana.
    • Presenters:
      • Jonathan Neufeld, PhD
        Clinical Director, Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center
      • Doris Barta, MHA
        Director, Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center
        Billings, MT
      • Garret Spargo, MA
        Director, Telehealth Technology Assistance Center
        Anchorage, AK
  • Track Four: Telehealth Legal and Policy Challenges
    • Location: Procter Hall 286
    • Session Leader: Charles Doarn, MBA FATA
    • Presenters:
      • Charles Doarn, MBA, FATA
        Special Assistant, Office of the Chief Health & Medical Officer NASA Headquarters, Editor-in-Chief of the Telemedicine & e-Health Journal, Co-Chair US Government’s FedTel Working Group, International Telehealth Consultant, Professor of Family and Community Medicine, Director of Telemedicine, UC College of Medicine
      • Reem Ally, JD, MHA
        Director of Health Care Payment & Innovation Policy
        Health Policy Institute of Ohio
  • Track Five: Telehealth in the Post-Acute Services
    • Location:Procter Hall
    • Session 5A Leader: Megan Gresham
    • Presenters:
      • Joyce Miller Evans, MBA, BSN
        Vide President/CIO, Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services
        “Improving Aolder Adult’s Self-Care in the Home through Remore Telehealth Monitoring and Data Collection Leveraging”
      • Megan Gresham, Maple Knoll Communities Director of Corporate Communications & Tim McGowan, Maple Knoll Administrator
        Maple Knoll Communities, Inc.
        “Telehealth in a Collaboratory Smart House and Across a Continuum of Care”
    • Session 5B: Telehealth Innovations Improving Access and Continuity of Care
    • Leader: Dietra Watson, MSN
    • Presenters:
      • Dietra Watson, MSN
        Facility Telehealth Coordinator
      • Stacy Fischer-Samano, BSN
        Care Coordinator Home Telehealth
      • Dorothy Idris, BSN
        Telehealth Coordinator
      • Elizabeth Sledge, LPN
        Telehealth Clinical Technician
  • Track Six: From Conception to Outcomes: One Academic Settings Experience with Developing Nursing Students’ Experience with Telehealth for Workplace Readiness
    • Location: Procter Hall 312
    • Session Leader: Debi Sampsel, DNP
    • Session 6A: Designing and Implementing Telehealth Experiential Learning Sessions into Nurse Practitioner and Undergraduate Students’ Course Work
    • Session 6B: Incorporating Telehealth into Students’ Practicums and Capstone Experiences in Multiple Clinical Settings
    • Presenters:
      • Kathe Ballman, DNP
        UC College of Nursing Director of Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program
      • Debi Sampsel, DNP
        UC College of Nursing Chief Officer of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

12:30 p.m. – Conference Wrap-up – Presentation of Certificates, Group Photo and Evaluation Session

1:00 p.m. – Adjournment of Conference