Sunday, February 5, 2012

Resource Center Events Coming

The Mid-Atlantic Telemedicine Resource Center Summit in conjunction with the Virginia Telehealth Network is presenting a premier event on March 15-16, 2011 at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. Leading telehealth resources plus experts and programs throughout the mid-Atlantic region and the nation will be on hand for presentations and discussions.

There will be opportunities to hear from national leaders on telehealth policy and resources, to explore a broad range of innovative new technologies and approaches to telehealth, to formulate strategies to remove barriers to application, and to collaborate with experts in a broad number of areas.

Featured keynote speakers are:

• Marilyn Travenner, Acting Administrator for CMS
• Aneesh Chopra, Assistant to the President & Chief Technology Officer and Associate Director for Technology within the Office of Science & Technology Policy

Go to to register. Register now as the early bird registration fee is $295 until February 14th but on February 15th and later, the fee will be $395. For more details email, Ladi Carr at or call Eric Swensen at (434) 924-5770.

The Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center will present a Conference on March 19-20 in Billings Montana. Several keynote speakers will be featured such as Glen Hiemstra, Founder of and the Founder and Curator of, Ron Rabou with expertise on how to improve communication skills to achieve better relationships, Peter Yellowlees, M.D. Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at UC Davis Health System, and Steve Bahmer, a former award-winning journalist, leader of a technology company, and founder of his own public affairs company.

In addition, the administrative tract will interest anyone who is in charge of a telemedicine network at any level. Tammy Arndt’s session “Anatomy of a Telemedicine Agreement will center on business agreements for telehealth. Paloma Costa and Carolyn McCornac will talk about the FCC program and the competitive bidding rules for the Rural Health Care program.

It is still affordable to attend the Conference since the registration is now only $185. If three or more people from one organization attend, then a 10 percent discount will be applied. The only rule that applies to this offer is that all of the registrations must be purchased at the same time. For more details, contact, and for more details on the Conference, go to