(Webinar Series) Telehealth in Maine

Telehealth in Maine:
Reimbursement & Sustainment Webinar Series

August 29 – November 16, 2018
Every Other Wednesday at 2:00pm ET

Presented by NETRC in collaboration with the Maine Telehealth Forum and with support from Maine CDC, Rural Health and Primary Care Program. 

Join us for a Maine webinar series on policy updates and strategies for telehealth sustainability. Organizations from across the state will present their experiences with reimbursement, outline opportunities & challenges for implementation, and share case studies of successful telehealth programs.

Audience: Clinicians, Administrators, and Connected Health Enthusiasts, as well as leaders in accountable care and population health.


Thank you for joining us for the webinar series! Click on the links below to access each of the webinar recordings and slide decks. 

August 29:
An Overview of the Telehealth Landscape

Introduction and update of telehealth policies in Maine
Speakers: Danielle Louder, Program Director, and Andrew Solomon, MPH, Project Manager, Northeast Telehealth Resource Center,
and Susan Woods, MD, CMIO, Mercy Hospital
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September 12: 

MaineCare Telehealth Policies
Overview of current MaineCare telehealth rules and opportunities for increased access.

Speakers: Samuel Senft, JD, MPH, Director of Policy, and Thomas Leet, JD, Comprehensive Health Planner II, Office of MaineCare Services
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September 26:
Sustaining Telehealth: Reimbursement Case Studies for Tele-Neurology

Strategic approaches to telehealth and case studies on reimbursement.
Speakers: Melinda Lovering, System Director of Virtual Health, Covenant Health, and
Lisa Chartier, Manager, Billing & Follow Up, Community Clinical Services
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October 10:
MaineHealth Telehealth: A Systematic Approach

Strategic approaches to integrating telehealth across a health system.

Speakers: Tom Caswell, Director, and Jasmine A. Kurywczak, Program Manager, MaineHealth Telehealth
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October 24:
Leveraging Telehealth Collaborations: Experiences and Aspirations from a Community Hospital
Experiences of a spoke/hub hybrid delivering telehealth services such as direct-to-consumer urgent care, and receiving services such as telestroke.
Speaker: Jerry Dubois, MHA, Director of Telemedicine, York Hospital
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November 16:
A Value Approach to Telehealth Implementation & Sustainability

Innovative options for securing revenue and sustainable support.
Speakers: Christian Milaster – Ingenium Healthcare Advisors; Dr. Sue Woods – ConnectME Authority and Danielle Louder – NETRC

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