7 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

7:30 a.m.

Welcome and Housekeeping
Todd J. Czartoski, M.D.


What is Telehealth? Standards, Guidelines and Regulatory Issues 

7:40 a.m.

TeleMedicine: The Landscape and the Horizon
Tammy Cress, R.N., MSN 

8:25 a.m.

The New Normal: Impact of Health Care Reform on TeleHealth
Randy Axelrod, M.D. 

9:10 a.m.

Provider Services Perspective and What’s In It for Docs
Ralph Pascualy, M.D. 

9:40 a.m.

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Todd J. Czartoski, M.D.
Panel: Randy Axelrod, M.D., Tammy Cress, R.N., MSN; and Ralph Pascualy, M.D. 

9:55 a.m.



Program Development, Organization Structure, Business Model and Sustainability

10:10 a.m.

Swedish Program Development and Organization Structure
Sherene Schlegel, R.N., BSN, FAHA

10:40 a.m.

Store and Forward and TeleICU
Jamile Mack, BSHM

11 a.m.

Role of the Telepresenter
Pita Nims, R.N., MN

11:20 a.m.

Building a TeleStroke Network
Mike Schmitt, BSEE

11:50 a.m.

Direct-to-Consumer TeleHealth
Claire Celeste Carnes, MBA

12:20 p.m.

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Todd J. Czartoski, M.D.
Panel: Claire Celeste Carnes, MBA; Pita Nims, R.N., MN; Sherene Schlegel, R.N., BSN, FAHA; and Mike Schmitt, BSEE

12:35 p.m.



Measure of Outcomes for Patients and Quality Control and Safety

1:15 p.m.

Swedish TeleHospitalist Program: An Overview
Jose Gude, M.D.

1:35 p.m.

Acute Care TeleNeurology
Todd J. Czartoski, M.D.

1:55 p.m.

TeleICU: Critical Care Anytime, Anywhere
Curtis F. Veal Jr., M.D.

2:25 p.m.


2:40 p.m.

Building a TeleStroke Network
Mike Schmitt, BSEE

3:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Todd Czartoski, M.D.
Panel: Jose Gude M.D.; Curtis F. Veal Jr., M.D. and Mike Schmitt, BSEE

3:15 p.m.

The Future of TeleHealth
Tammy Cress, R.N., MSN

3:35 p.m.

Q&A and Wrap up

3:45 p.m.




Description & Objectives
CME Credit
Registration Fees

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Walk-in registration will be available at the conference. 

September 20, 2013
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7:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m.

Swedish Medical Center/Cherry Hill
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