(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 Syst
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