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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.

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