Navigation Links
3rd Annual School Based TeleHealth Summit A Great Success
Date:11/20/2013

(PRWEB) November 20, 2013

Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth hosted the 3rd Annual SBTC Summit November 7 at Gwinnett Tech’s Busbee Center in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Participants from all around Georgia, Florida, Alabama, and Texas were in attendance. The theme for this conference was “SBTC: Conceptualization to Implementation”. Speakers throughout the day discussed various aspects of developing and coordinating a successful school based telemedicine program.

Speakers included: Dr. James Story, Chairman, Board of Directors of Global Partnership for TeleHealth; Sherrie Williams, Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth School Based Liaison and Director of State Projects; Les Evans, Liaison, GPT; Matt Jansen, Executive Director, GPT; Millie Thrift, School Nurse, Ware County Schools; David Glass, Georgia Office of Rural Health; Jeff Robbins, Director of Telemedicine, Tift Regional Medical Center; Neil Shorthouse, President, Communities in Schools; Carol Norris, President, Norris Consulting Group; Kathy Cole, RN, School Nurse Manager, Coffee County Board of Education; April Thomason, Family Connection Coordinator, Coffee County Board of Education; Dr. Luke Webster, Pediatric Dentist, Pediatric Dental Center; Jackie Woodard, Telehealth Manager, Georgia Department of Public Health; Dr. Felissa Goldstein, Psychiatrist, Marcus Autism Center; George Boykin, CEO, Lake Bridge/Lighthouse Behavioral Health System; Dr. John Barge, Georgia State School Superintendent; Roy Neill, Lt. Governor’s Office; Georgina Howard, State School Nurse Specialist, Georgia Department of Education; Jill Davis, Telemedicine Program Manager, Children’s Health of Atlanta; Dr. David Popoli, Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Medicine Associates.

The Summit was sponsored by Polycom, Tift Regional Medical Center, Kimberly Clark, Lighthouse/Lake Bridge Behavioral Health System, Children’s Health of Atlanta, Amerigroup, and Southwest Georgia Area Health Education Center.

On behalf of Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth we would like to take this opportunity to thank all who participated in the 3rd Annual SBTC Summit.

The summit was a great success with over 80 attendees. We are not only committed to providing a summit that meets the needs of the attendees but the needs of our speakers and sponsors. We welcome your comments as to how the event could be improved.

Thank you again for your help in making the summit enjoyable for all and we look forward to another engaging and successful summit next year!

About GPT: Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth, Inc. is a charitable nonprofit corporations, which was formed to promote improvements in healthcare and healthcare facilities in rural and underserved communities throughout the world by assisting in the establishment of telemedicine programs. GPT is known as the leading agency in Georgia focusing on increasing access to healthcare through innovative use of technology including telemedicine, health information exchange and Telehealth.

Global Partnership for TeleHealth’s mission is to deliver worldwide access to healthcare. Our unparalleled success in the United States in applying Telehealth programs and services has assisted agencies in providing cost effective, efficient, and high quality healthcare. GPT is reaching beyond our borders to bring healthcare to the world.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/11/prweb11348307.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Kessler Foundation names Dr. John Whyte recipient of Foundations 2nd Annual DeLisa Award
2. Presidential Recognition Awards presented during the 2012 AIUM Annual Convention
3. John Theurer Cancer Center hosting 8th Annual Neuro-Oncology Symposium
4. ASCO releases studies from upcoming annual meeting
5. Internationally known expert in ovarian cancer to be honored at the ASCO Annual Meeting
6. Mayo Clinic urologists present findings at American Urological Association Annual Meeting
7. University Hospitals Case Medical Center experts present at ASCO Annual Meeting
8. Piramal imaging to present data at Society for Nuclear Medicine Annual Meeting
9. Los Robles Hospital’s Annual Health Fair Attended by Khanna Institute
10. NOVAtime Solutions to be showcased at Booth #1821 in the upcoming Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference and Exposition
11. Ecig Advanced Sponsors Lexington's First Annual Vaping Event
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Drs. Steven White and Brad Haines are pleased to announce ... of this offer, valued at more than $300 per year, new patients can enjoy ... patients receive a complimentary professional whitening procedure. , Stained or yellowed tooth enamel ...
(Date:8/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Nightingale College continues the semiannual Give Back Day tradition for ... College dedicates to serving and volunteering for organizations that provide indispensable resources to the ... that need a little extra help. , The College’s Give Back Day initiative ...
(Date:8/23/2017)... ... August 23, 2017 , ... MobilityWorks ®, the nation's ... the 2017 Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of America’s fastest-growing private companies. MobilityWorks ... percent, marking the twelfth year that the company has been included on the ...
(Date:8/23/2017)... ... August 23, 2017 , ... ... (SNAC) is holding an inaugural State of the Science Symposium in partnership ... Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. , This symposium provides a forum for global leaders ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... NASHVILLE, Tenn. (PRWEB) , ... August 22, 2017 ... ... Company, is pleased to announce the addition of Zack Tisch as the ... services for the KLAS-ranked healthcare IT consulting firm’s national accounts, from assisting clients ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/7/2017)... Mich., Aug. 7, 2017  Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO), ... the quarter ended June 30, 2017.  All comparisons, unless otherwise ... Second Quarter 2017 Highlights ... to $1,089 million, an increase of 3.5% ... Gross margin of 7.5% versus 7.6% ...
(Date:8/4/2017)... , Aug. 4, 2017 The search ... shortly after a physician/patient consult has long been the ... was a notable focus of the largest meeting of ... according to healthcare market research firm Kalorama Information.  The ... testing (POCT) offerings or related supplies and software were ...
(Date:8/3/2017)... , Aug. 3, 2017  Opioid addiction and other ... up healthcare costs and threatening outcomes, were problems taken ... and IVD industry that support them, met this week. ... researcher said that drugs of abuse, procalcitonin and acute ... at the organization,s 69th meeting in San ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: