Agenda for Day 2: Planning for the Future: Policy, Impact, & Current Research

Friday, April 23rd

Event Has Concluded

Welcome

Keynote Address

12:00 – 1:05 PM ET

Ashish Jha, MD, MPH 
Dean of the School of Public Health,
Professor of Health Services, Policy, and Practice
Brown University

Session 1: Legislative and Payment Issues

1:05 – 2:30 PM ET

 


Mei Kwong, JD
Executive Director, Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP)
Legislative & Payment for Telehealth

Alyson Stover, OT, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Occupational Therapy and Director of Clinical Services, Capable Kids LLC
Moving Telehealth from Emergency Response to Thriving Practice: Merging Clinical Outcomes with Legislation
Kara Gainer, JD
Director, Policy and Regulatory Affairs, American Physical Therapy Association
Advancing Telehealth Policy for the Physical Therapy Profession

David Scala
Senior Specialist, Congressional Affairs, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Advancing Telehealth Policy for the Physical Therapy Profession

Alice Bell, PT, DPT
Senior Payment Specialist, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Advancing Telehealth Policy for the Physical Therapy Profession
Margarite Whitten, PhD
Program Manager, LeaRRn & CoHSTAR
Brown University School of Public Health

 

Session Moderator

Session 2: Future Directions

2:35 – 4:00 PM ET


Rhonda Taubin, MD
Medical Director of Telerehab and Physiatrist at Intermountain Healthcare
The Benefits of an Integrated Telerehab Approach

Pamela Peele, PhD 
Chief Analytics Officer, UPMC Insurance Services Division and UPMC Enterprises
Crowding out brick and mortar: access and equity

Margo Edmunds, PhD, FAMIA 
Vice President, Evidence Generation and Translation, AcademyHealth Director, Center on Diversity, Inclusion, and Minority Engagement
High Tech, High Touch: Next Steps in Telerehabilitation Research

Janet Freburger, PT PhD 
Professor Department of Physical Therapy,
University of Pittsburgh
Session Moderator

Session 3: Research Opportunities & Closing Remarks

4:00 – 5:00 PM ET

 


Theresa Cruz, PhD 
Director,
NCMRR, NIH


Shaping the Future of Telerehabilitation Through Research: Perspectives from NIH

Christine McDonough, PT, PhD
Assistant Professor,
University of Pittsburgh
Session Moderator
Linda Resnik
Linda Resnik, PT, PhD, FAPTA 
Director LeaRRn, Co-Director Pilot Core
Professor, Health Services, Policy & Practice, Brown University
Research Career Scientist, Providence VA Medical Center
Closing Remarks