North Country Telehealth Conference


You’re Invited!

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Join us for the 4th annual North Country Telehealth Conference on Thursday, November 8, 2018!

The conference will be held at the Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls, NY. This year’s theme is “Virtual Care in a Value Based World.” A pre-conference session, sponsored by the Northeast Telehealth Resource Center, will also take place on Wednesday, November 7th from 1-4 p.m.

There is a small room block available at the Queensbury Hotel for those attending the conference. The room rate is $84.00 per night and will fill up quickly. Please contact the Queensbury directly at 1-518-792-1121 to make a reservation before Wednesday, October 25th.

The North Country Telehealth Partnership strives to make this conference fun and informational, providing guests with updates on current trends in telehealth that are applicable to the rural populations we all serve. We’re looking forward to this yearly event that attracts more than 150 key stakeholders including health care providers, administrators, businesses, association representatives, and government leaders!

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Schedule of events:

Wednesday, November 7th:  Pre-conference Session

  • 1:00 — 2:30 p.m.: Attendees will get a “First Look at Telehealth,” learning how to connect and function in a virtual world. Speakers include Andrew Solomon, from the Northeast Telehealth Resource Center, and Katy Cook from Adirondack Health Institute.
  • 2:45 – 4:00 p.m.: Jeremy Sherer and Amy Joseph, of Hooper, Lundy & Bookman Health Care Lawyers, will present on Operationalizing Telemedicine from a legal and regulatory perspective.

Thursday, November 8th: Conference

  • Registration & breakfast will begin at 8:00 AM with the day concluding at 3:30 PM. Stay tuned for a more detailed schedule!

Topics of Discussion:

  • Keynote: Dr. Raul Vazquez, CEO of the Greater Buffalo United Accountable Healthcare Network and Greater Buffalo United Independent Practice Association
  • Afternoon panel session on New York State Telehealth Regulation and Reimbursement, featuring: Megan Prokorym, from the NYS Department of Health; Amy Smith, from the NYS Office of Mental Health; and Sara Osborne, from the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services
  • Breakout sessions focusing on new and innovative projects, including: Critical Care Telemedicine, Diabetic Retinopathy, Project ECHO, and Opioid Addiction Treatment services