Foley Partner Monica Chmielewski, member of the firm’s Telemedicine Industry Team and co-chair of the firm’s Digital Health Group, will be a speaker at the California Telehealth Network 2017 Summit in Newport Beach, CA, June 5-7, 2017. Ms. Chmielewski will participate on a panel presentation titled, “Telehealth Policy Update 2017” The panel will discuss topics such as federal and state telehealth policy.
Ms. Chmielewski will be joined by an expert panel including:
The theme of the 2017 Summit, “Learn. Grow. Sustain. TOGETHER!” will focus on current telehealth applications, with California-based clinics and hospitals sharing secrets for building successful programs. The agenda will also include legislative updates, ROI for telehealth in an accountable care environment, Federal and foundation funding opportunities, and the future of healthcare under the new presidential administration. Attendees will explore innovative telehealth expansion work that’s underway with major California-based health plans as well as progress and results from the CPCA’s Alternative Payment pilot program.
CTN is California’s leading agency focusing on increasing access to healthcare, including telehealth, telemedicine and health information exchange, through the innovative use of technology. Utilizing the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) $1.3 million grant, CTN works with the California Telehealth Resource Center (CTRC), previously known as the California Telemedicine and eHealth Center (CTEC), to expand telehealth training and support for rural and medically underserved clinics and hospitals in California.
The California Telehealth Resource Center (CTRC) is a leading source of expertise and comprehensive knowledge in the development and operation of telemedicine and telehealth programs. CTRC is nationally recognized as one of fourteen federally designated Telehealth Resource Centers around the country. CTRC offers extensive hands-on experience in telemedicine development. CTRC understands the larger healthcare delivery system and works with policy makers, corporate, and industry leaders, and community based organizations to develop an environment that will support the optimal use of telemedicine and telehealth.
To learn more and register for this event, visit the 2017 Summit website.