Connected Health researchers, academicians, innovators, and policymakers are invited to join us for the inaugural SEARCH Telehealth Research Symposium at the Lansdowne Resort & Spa in Leesburg, Virginia.  We are excited to offer this event in conjunction with the annual MATRC Telehealth Summit.

Please note – this agenda is subject to change as new topics and presenters are added.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

All sessions hosted in the Faulkner Meeting Room

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CONFERENCE CHECK-IN
Registration Desk
1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Welcome & Introduction
Speaker: Curtis Lowery, MD
1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Plenary Session: Why the need for research in healthcare technology
Speaker:
  • Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD, FSIIM, FSPIE, FATA, Professor & Vice Chair for Research, Emory University; Southwest Telehealth Resource Center

 

1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.Panel I: Federal Funding Focus & Opportunities
Speakers and panelists include:

  • Mary Rodgers, Ph.D., Senior Advisory, NIBIB | Division of Discovery Science and Technology, National Institutes of Health
  • Bill England, Director, Office for Advancement of Telehealth/HRSA
  • Penny Mohr MA, Senior Program Officer, Healthcare Delivery & Disparities Research, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.BREAK  3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Keynote Presentation
Speaker: Ateev Mehrotra, MD, MPH, Harvard Medical School  4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.Meeting: Society for Education and the Advancement of Research in Connected Health (SEARCH)
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Society board and committee members to present updates. All participants welcome to attend.  5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.NETWORKING RECEPTION
Piedmont Table, Lansdowne Resort & Spa

Wednesday, April 5

All sessions hosted in the Faulkner Meeting Room

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CONFERENCE CHECK-IN
Registration Desk
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast for participants
Faulkner Meeting Room – Break Area
8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Welcome Back & Opening Remarks
8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Panel Discussion II: Implementing Connected Health Technologies
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Panel Discussion III: Telemedicine Research & Overcoming Barriers

Speakers and Panelists include:

  • Brendan Carr, Director of Emergency Care Coordination Center, Dept. of Health & Human Services
  • Sarah Rhoads, Education Director/Research, UAMS ANGELS and the South Central Telehealth Resource Center
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. BREAK
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Panel Discussion IV: Evaluating a Telemedicine Program

Speakers and Panelists include:

  • Marcia Ward, PhD, Director, Rural Telehealth Research Center and Director, Center for Health Policy and Research at University of Iowa
  • Steve North, MD, Medical Director, Center for Rural Health Innovation and Mission Health
  • Elise Berliner, PhD, AHRQ
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Networking Lunch for Conference Participants – Riverside Hearth Restaurant
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Working Lunch for Society Board/Committees
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Poster Session
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Panel Discussion V: Developing educational programs to teach students how to incorporate connected health

Speakers and Panelists include:

  • Dimitrios Papanagnou, MD, MPH, Jefferson University
2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. BREAK
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Panel Discussion VI: Strategic Future Directions: Collaborations

Speakers and Panelists include:

  • David McSwain, MD, MPH, Medical University of South Carolina
3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks/Wrap Up