DateEvent NameModerator/SpeakersDurationVideo Presentation
September 12, 2023Opening RemarksCAPT Heather Dimeris, M.S., R.D., Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, Health Resources & Services Administration19:59Video
September 12, 2023HHS Leading the Way in Telehealth
Leaders from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will highlight key efforts to expand access to telehealth services, especially as it relates to health equity.
Moderator - Carole Johnson, Administrator, Health Resources & Services Administration
Meena Seshamani, M.D., PhD, Deputy Administrator & Director, Center for Medicare, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
September 12, 2023Beyond Telehealth: Improving Access to Underserved Communities
Experts will discuss the key telehealth issues and priorities identified by their stakeholders to increase access to health care through telehealth technology for underserved populations.
Moderator - Ann Mond Johnson, MBA, MHA, American Telemedicine Association
René Quashie, JD, Consumer Technology Association
Amanda Pears Kelly, Advocates for Community Health
Alan Morgan, MPA, National Rural Health Association
September 12, 2023Improving Access to Telehealth and Broadband Services
This session will provide an overview of federal efforts and resources to improve access to broadband and address infrastructure issues, particularly for rural communities. Broadband is a key component to the delivery of telehealth services.
Moderator - Commissioner Brendan Carr, JD, Federal Communications Commission
Bryan Boyle, Federal Communications Commission
Mark Colon, JD, National Telecommunications & Information Administration
Kellie Kubena, U.S. Department of Agriculture
September 12, 2023Using Telehealth to Strengthen the Health Care Workforce
This session will discuss the importance of telehealth in strengthening the health care workforce. Experts will share current efforts to assist providers in using telehealth and considerations for training the workforce for tomorrow.
Moderator - Jonathan Neufeld, PhD, Great Plains Telehealth Resource & Assistance Center
Sandy Chung MD, FAAP, FACHE, Virginia Mental Health Access Program
Robert Stiles, MA, MPH, University of Kansas Medical Center
Lisa Robin, MLA, Federation of State Medical Boards
September 12, 2023Telehealth's Role in Behavioral Health Access and Outcomes
Providers and experts will discuss telehealth’s key role in access to behavioral health services as well as the integration of behavioral and physical health services.
Moderator - Trina Dutta, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
Chris Fore, PhD, Indian Health Service
Donna Dittman Hale, MHA, CTC, Bay Rivers Telehealth
Janet Orwig, MBA, CAE, Association of State & Provincial Psychology Boards
September 12, 2023Telehealth Trends & Research, & Closing Remarks
This session will highlight recent telehealth research findings and discuss how this is helping to integrate telehealth into the standard of care.
Moderator - Wakina Scott, PhD, MPH, Health Resources & Services Administration
Lok Samson, PhD, MHS, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation
Sara Couture, MPH, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation
Laura Jacobus-Kantor, PhD, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation
Robin Vanderpool, Dr.P.H., National Institutes of Health
Kevin Chaney, MGS, Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
CAPT Heather Dimeris, M.S., R.D., Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, Health Resources & Services Administration

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