Policy 2011

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Policy Conference 2011

Telerehabilitation:
Where Rehabilitation and Broadband Technologies Intersect

Friday April 1, 2011
Hall of States, Washington, DC

 


Program

Morning: Case studies, technical factors, examples of use and adoption, policy issues, and speculate about comparative effectiveness research approach.

Introductory Remarks by David Brienza, Ph.D.,
Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Director, RERC on Telerehabilitation
- Transcript: (.docxversion, .doc version, PDF version, .txt version)

Introductions and Purpose:
Katherine Seelman, Ph.D.,
Associate Dean and Professor, University of Pittsburgh
- Transcript: (.docx version , .doc version, PDF version, .txt version)
Jenifer Simpson,
Senior Director for Government Affairs, AAPD
- Transcript: (.docx version , .doc version, PDF version, .txt version)

Keynote Speaker:
Lynnae Ruttledge,
Commissioner, Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), U.S. Department of Education
- Transcript: (.docx version , .doc version, PDF version, .txt version)


Panel 1:
Applications in Employment, Health and Wellness -

Moderator: David Brienza, Ph.D.,
Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Director, RERC on Telerehabilitation

Telerehabilitation Applications for Cognitive and Vocational Rehabilitation:
Michael McCue, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor and Vice-Chair, University of Pittsburgh, Director, RERC on Telerehabilitation
- Presentation: (PDF file (5.5mb) Text file (15kb) of presentation)
- Transcript: (.docx version , .doc version, PDF version, .txt version)

Use of IT - Interactive Teleexercise - to Mobilize People with Disabilities Post-Rehab:
James Rimmer, Ph.D.,
Director, RERC on Interactive Exercise Technologies and Exercise Physiology for Persons with Disabilities, Professor, University of Illinois-Chicago
- Presentation: (PDF file (7.6mb))

E-health and Telehealth solutions, AT&T's Digital Life Approach:
Jeffrey Dygert,
AT&T Executive Director, Public Policy
- Transcript: (.docx version , .doc version, PDF version, .txt version)

A Telerehabilitation Enhanced Wellness Program in Spina Bifida:
Brad Dicianno, M.D.,
Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh
- Presentation: (PDF file (647kb) Text file (8kb) of presentation)
- Transcript: (.docx version , .doc version, PDF version, .txt version)

Respondent: Lynnae Ruttledge,
Commissioner, Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) U.S. Department of Education

 


Panel 2:
Innovations for Community Living -


Moderator: Michael McCue, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor and Vice-Chair, University of Pittsburgh, Director, RERC on Telerehabilitation

VISYTER, Integrated Videoconferencing System:
Bambang Parmanto, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh
- Presentation: (PDF file (4.8mb))

M-HEALTH ("Mobile Health"):
Robert Jarrin,
Senior Director, Government Affairs, Qualcomm
- Transcript: (.docx version , .doc version, PDF version, .txt version)
- Presentation: (PDF file (22mb))

Telerehabilitation, Clinical Applications of Using Telerehabilitation: Wheeled Mobility and Seating:
Richard Schein, Ph.D., MPH,
Research Scientist, University of Pittsburgh
- Presentation: (PDF file (1.5mb) Text file (8kb) of presentation)
- Transcript: (.docx version , .doc version, PDF version, .txt version)

Respondent: Jenifer Simpson,
Senior Director for Government Affairs, AAPD



Afternoon: Information and viewpoints about telerehabilitation from governmental and private sector perspectives,

Keynote Speaker:
Jonathan Linkous,
Chief Executive Officer, American Telemedicine Association, (ATA)
- Transcript: (.docx version , .doc version, PDF version, .txt version)

 


Panel 3:
Government Policy Resources and Support for Remote Delivery of Services -


Moderator: Katherine Seelman, Ph.D.,
Associate Dean and Professor, University of Pittsburgh

Information Technology for Veterans' Affairs:
Patrick Sheehan,
Director, Compliance Division Software Engineering Standards & Compliance Service, Office of Enterprise Development, U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs.

Looking ahead . . . evolving technologies in Managed Care:
Merrill Friedman,
Assistant Vice President, Amerigroup, Washington, DC
- Transcript: (.docx version , .doc version, PDF version, .txt version)

National Broadband Plan & E-Health:
Elizabeth Lyle,
Special Counsel for Innovation, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, Federal Communications Commission
- Transcript: (.docx version , .doc version, PDF version, .txt version)

Health Information Technology: Ensuring Usability:
Joshua Seidman, Ph.D.,
Director of Meaningful Use, Office of Adoption & Provider Support, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, U.S. Health & Human Services

Respondents: Bambang Parmanto, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh and Jenifer Simpson, Senior Director for Government Affairs, AAPD


Panel 4:
Comparative Effectiveness Research -


Moderator: Katherine Seelman, Ph.D.,
Associate Dean and Professor, University of Pittsburgh

Overview of AHRQ's Effective Health Care Program:
Lia Hotchkiss, MPH, PMP,
CER and Telerehabilitation, Center for Outcomes and Evidence, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
- Transcript: (.docx version , .doc version, PDF version, .txt version)

Respondents:
David Brienza, Ph.D.,
Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Director, RERC on Telerehabilitation
Michael McCue Ph.D.,
Associate Professor and Vice-Chair, University of Pittsburgh, Director, RERC on Telerehabilitation
Jenifer Simpson,
Senior Director for Government Affairs, AAPD


Wrap Up, Future Directions:

Katherine Seelman, Ph.D.,
Associate Dean and Professor, University of Pittsburgh
David Brienza, Ph.D.,
Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Director, RERC on Telerehabilitation
Michael McCue Ph.D.,
Associate Professor and Vice-Chair, University of Pittsburgh, Director, RERC on Telerehabilitation
Jenifer Simpson,
Senior Director for Government Affairs, AAPD

 


 

 

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