Friday, May 11th, 2018 - 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

Panel: Integrating Telemedicine Services throughout the Organization’s Clinical Operations

This session, featuring panelists from some of the top telehealth providers, will dive into what physicians should look for in a telemedicine technology platform or service, along with common mistakes when deploying telemedicine within a practice. Physicians will learn how to get team and patient buy-in, as well as best practices for telehealth revenue models including payment, reimbursement and billing.

Sylvia Romm, MD, MPH
American Well
Sylvia Romm, MD, MPH
VP of Medical Affairs
American Well
Brandon M. Welch, MS, PhD
Medical University of South Carolina / Doxy.me
Brandon M. Welch, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor / Founder
Medical University of South Carolina / Doxy.me
Dr. Milton Chen
VSee
Dr. Milton Chen
CEO
VSee
Nathaniel Lacktman, Esq.
Foley & Lardner LLP
Nathaniel Lacktman, Esq.
Chair, Telemedicine and Digital Health Industry Team
Foley & Lardner LLP
S. John Korangy, MD, MPH
CareClix
S. John Korangy, MD, MPH
CEO and CoFounder
CareClix

About Your Presenter(s)

Dr. Sylvia Romm is VP of Medical Affairs of American Well, the largest video-based telemedicine company in the United States. She is a pediatrician and public health professional by training, having completed her medical school at the University of Arizona, Masters of Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health, and her pediatrics residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. After residency, she worked as a Pediatric Hospitalist at Emerson Hospital (a Massachusetts General Hospital Affiliated community hospital) before co-founding a lactation telemedicine company called MilkOnTap. Her interests include value-based care and using technology to improve the physician-patient relationship.

Brandon M. Welch, MS, PhD is an Assistant Professor in Biomedical Informatics. Dr. Welch uses his graduate training in human genetics and biomedical informatics to develop innovative and user-friendly health IT solutions for personalized medicine. During his PhD, he defined and developed a scalable informatics architecture for clinical decision support leveraging whole genome sequence data. His work experience includes serving as a fellow for the Personalized Health Care Initiative at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Vice President of Innovation for InformedDNA, a nationwide telegenetics company, and started several companies. He founded Doxy.me, a simple, free, and award-winning telemedicine solution now used by over 30,000 healthcare providers nationwide. He is a K award recipient from the National Cancer Institute which he is using to develop an online social network called ItRunsInMyFamily.com, which helps families to share health information to create a family health history.

Dr. Milton Chen is the founder and CEO of VSee - the only approved video telehealth platform used by NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station. He did his PhD research at Stanford University on the psychology of video communication. He also co-authored the XMPP video standard used by Google and Facebook Chat. He has deployed VSee for Hillary Clinton, Angelina Jolie, Linkin Park,UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and former President Obama’s Inauguration. He has also personally traveled to Iraq twice, Syria twice, as well as Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin America on various humanitarian and medical missions trips.

Mr. Nathaniel Lacktman is a partner and health care lawyer with Foley & Lardner where he is the Chair of the firm’s Telemedicine and Digital Health Industry Team. He advises hospitals, provider groups, and technology companies on business arrangements, compliance, and corporate matters, with particular attention to telehealth, digital health, and health innovation. His approach to practicing law emphasizes strategic counseling, creative business modeling, and fresh approaches to realize clients' ambitious and innovative goals.  He has helped draft comments, legislation, and policy input on telehealth to state lawmakers, the DEA, the Congressional Research Service, Medicaid agencies, state boards of medicine, and the American Heart Association. Reach him at [email protected] or his telemedicine Twitter feed @Lacktman.

Dr. Korangy is a Board Certified Neuroradiologist who has spent his entire career involved with developing and implementing telehealth systems.  As a founder of CareClix he has helped develop one of the most robust mhealth platforms in the world. Dr. Korangy completed his medical degree at the George Washington University where he also obtained a Masters in Public Health.  He went on to complete his medical training at Georgetown University, as well as at the National Institutes of Health.  Dr. Korangy has authored many papers and speaks nationally about virtual medical care and deploying telemedicine within healthcare.

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