Telemedicine has become a healthcare access imperative, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Its innovative benefits are of vital interest amid the implementation of most healthcare regulations. Telemedicine uses a variety of forms of electronic communication technology to provide a convenient method to deliver healthcare services and education.
This program, hosted by the Georgia Association of Healthcare Executives, surveys telemedicine’s current uses and its organizational deployment. The discussion includes adoption and innovation across clinical and patient perspectives.
Technical, operational, regulatory, and financial/reimbursement aspects of the development of telemedicine programs will be investigated. The expanding role that telemedicine holds in daily medicine and its direction into the future of the healthcare delivery system also will be explored.
What You Will Learn:
- How telemedicine has been used to care for patients and in what settings.
- Recent considerations resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and the critical need for telemedicine use across care delivery systems.
- The technical and operational issues that must be considered in the equipment selection, use and expansion of telemedicine services.
- Legal and regulatory implications of utilizing telemedicine in the care of patients.
- Future applications of telemedicine.
- Key takeaways to replicate in your organization.
- Taylan Bozkurt, MBA, FACHE, Assistant Chief Operating Officer and Director of Telemedicine, Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America, GAHE Treasurer
- Ayaz Pathan, MD, MBA, ApolloMD Regional President, Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician
- Lindsay Demboski, MindCare Solutions Regional Director of Operations
- Edward Chen, MPH, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Telemedicine Program Manager