We can’t promise to get to all these sessions and blog about them for you, but here are a few that caught our attention at the American Telemedicine Association Annual meeting coming up in Los Angeles next week.
Monday May 4th
Telehealth is proven to decrease costs without sacrificing quality for many scenarios.
An interesting mix of private and public sector initiatives across disciplines including pediatrics and psychiatry.
We love outcomes, and this session also feature’s Seattle’s own Carena.
Cute title, serious results with examples across pediatric care.
One of the biggest issues facing our healthcare system so new models welcome!
Readmissions and care transitions, so important.
Mercy, a Catholic Health System from St. Louis, is a quiet leader in telehealth. Find out why they dedicated an entire new building to for their telehealth practice. Plus a case study from Cleveland Clinic. Whew, that’s a lot of great content.
Tuesday May 5th
Heart failure is a patient group where readmissions can be prevented with better communications, which telemedicine and remote monitoring can provide.
With large deductibles, patients are increasingly making decisions as consumers.
Telemedicine helps scale specialists, especially from centers of excellence and to rural areas.
Another great benefit of telemedicine is to empower community health workers through remote support from specialists.