Spring Summit Agenda*

Agenda CTeL Spring Summit 2019

The Capital Hilton, Washington, D.C.





Pre-Summit Congress Day Wednesday, June 12, 2019


11:30 AM                      Luncheon and Congressional Briefing


12:30 PM-1:30 PM      Congressional Panel

·      U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS)

·      U.S. Representative Bill Johnson (R-OH)

·      U.S. Representative Peter Welch (D-VT)


1:30 PM-4:30 PM        Attendee Scheduled Meetings With Members of Congress and Congressional Staff


CTeL Summit Thursday, June 13, 2019


General Sessions | Federal Room


8:00 AM-8:30 AM        Federal Room | Early Bird Summit Session | Telemedicine Legal and Policy Primer 2.0: Walk In a Newbie, Leave an Expert


·      Jacob Harper, Esq., Associate, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, LLP

·      Joe McMenamin, MD, JD, Principal, McMenamin Law Offices


8:30 AM-9:00 AM        Federal Room | Registration and Breakfast


8:50 AM-9:00 AM        Federal Room | Welcome and Introductions of CTeL BOD Members


·      Greg Billings, Executive Director, CTeL

·      Curtis Lowery, MD, Director, Institute for Digital Health & Innovation; Maternal-Fetal Medicine Professor, UAMS Center For Distance Health; Chairman of the Board, CTeL

·      Christa Natoli, MA, Deputy Executive Director, CTeL


9:00 AM-9:40 AM        Keynote Address: William Brady, JD, Associate Deputy Secretary, HHS Office of the Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)


9:40 AM–9:45 AM                            BREAK


9:45 AM-10:30 AM      Dodging Data Breaches and Other Data Risks: Avoiding Pitfalls That Could Derail Your Telemedicine Business


·      Anush Emelianova, Esq., Associate, King & Spalding, LLP

·      Adam Solander, Esq., Partner, King & Spalding, LLP


Breakout Sessions

10:30 AM-11:15 AM   Breakout #1 | Statler B Room | Health Systems: Assessing Value Attribution of Telehealth


·       Gary Raju, MBA, MHSA, CPA, Chief Financial Officer for Mercy Virtual and Business Integration

·       Clarence Williams, Director of Telemedicine, Children's National Medical Center


Breakout #2 | Statler A Room | Tales From the Field: Research Results to Support Tele-Behavioral Health and Opioid Abuse Disorder


·      Saira Haque, PhD, MHSA, Director of Telehealth Research and Senior Health Informaticist, eHealth, Quality and Analytics (eQUA), RTI International


Breakout #3 | Massachusetts Room | Workshop: A Guide to Negotiating Telehealth Service Agreements


·      Iris Berman RN, MSN, CCRN-k, Vice President of Telehealth Services, Northwell Telehealth Program

·      Emily Wein, Esq., Attorney, Foley & Lardner, LLC


Breakout #4 | Pan American Room | Next-Gen Telehealth: Augmented Intelligence and the Laws that Regulate It


·         Scott Endsley, MD, Founder & President, Innovatio Health Design

·         Ivy Lee, MD, American Academy of Dermatology; Assistant Professor of Dermatology, UCSF

·         Joe McMenamin, MD, JD, Principal, McMenamin Law Offices


11:15 AM-11:30 AM                       BREAK


11:30 AM-12:15 PM     Breakout #5 | Pan American Room | The Fastest Growing Telehealth Vertical: Women’s Health


·      Nathaniel DeNicola, MD, MSHP, FACOG, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, George Washington University Hospital

·      Tanya Harris, National Director of Affiliate Leadership Support, Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA)

·      Curtis Lowery, MD, Director, Institute for Digital Health & Innovation; Maternal-Fetal Medicine Professor, UAMS Center For Distance Health


Breakout #6 | Statler B Room | Educating Health Professional Students in Telehealth Care – The Need is Now


·      Tina Gustin, DNP, CNS, RN, Assistant Professor/Director of Telehealth Research, Innovation, and Education Center, Old Dominion University

·      Joan Stanley, PhD, NP, FAN, Chief Academic Officer, American Association of Colleges of Nursing


Breakout #7 | Massachusetts Room | Employers’ White Whale: Chronic Disease and Opioid Addiction


·      Ross Friedberg, Esq., General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer, Doctor on Demand, Inc.

·      Adam Solander, Esq., Partner, King & Spalding, LLP

·      Lakiea Wright, MD, Medical Director, Thermo Fisher Scientific


12:15 PM-12:30 PM                        BREAK


12:30 PM-1:15 PM       Federal Room | Networking Luncheon


1:15 PM-1:30 PM                             BREAK


Breakout Sessions

1:30 PM-2:15 PM         Breakout #8 | Massachusetts Room | Tele-Behavioral Health: Standards, Reimbursement, and Interstate Practice


·         Meghan Cosgrove, Esq., Partner, Barrett & Singal

·         Mari Robinson, JD, Director of Telehealth, University of Texas Medical Branch

·         Jeremy Sherer, Esq., Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, P.C.


Breakout #9 | Pan American Room | Non-Physician Telehealth Providers: What You Need to Know


·         Nathaniel Lacktman, Esq., Partner; Chair, Telemedicine Industry Team, Foley & Lardner, LLC


Breakout #10 | Statler B Room | Accelerating Precision Medicine with Telemedicine: Are Existing Laws a Barrier?


·       Emily Wein, Esq., Attorney, Foley & Lardner, LLC

·       Carol Yarbrough, MBA, CHC, CPC, OCS, CCA, Business Operations Manager, UCSF Medical Center


2:15 PM-2:30 PM                             BREAK


2:30 PM-3:15 PM         Breakout #11 | Massachusetts Room | Workshop: Telehealth Claims and Denial Management -- Medicaid, Medicare, and Private Payers


·         Kristi Kung, Esq., Partner, Healthcare Practice, DLA Piper, LLC

·         Carol Yarbrough, MBA, CHC, CPC, OCS, CCA, Business Operations Manager, UCSF Medical Center


Breakout #12 | Pan American Room | Innovative Telemedicine Collaborations and Partnerships – What Really Matters when Picking a Partner

·         Michelle Davey, CEO/Co-Founder, Enzyme Health

·         Lisa Mazur, Esq., Partner, McDermott, Will & Emery


Breakout #13 | Statler B Room | State Licensure Boards Discuss Controlled-Substance Prescribing


·         Kevin O’Dwyer, Esq., Attorney, Hope, Trice, O'Dwyer & Wilson, P.A., Arkansas State Medical Board

·         Reji Varghese, CPO, Deputy Executive Director, Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure & Supervision


Breakout #14 | Statler A Room | Workplace Telemedicine Adoption: Who’s Using Their Benefits?


·       Jailendra Singh, MBA, Director, Equity Research - Healthcare Providers and Services, Credit Suisse


3:15 PM-3:30 PM                 BREAK


General Session | Federal Room


3:30 PM-4:15 PM         Phase II CBO Cost/Reimbursement Study:  The Crucial Research Data Dictionary

·         Jason Goldwater, MA, MPA, PMP, Senior Principal, Atlas Research


4:15 PM-5:30 PM         Networking Reception | Pan American A Room | Hosted by The Consumer Technology Association, and King and Spalding LLP




CTeL Summit Friday, June 14, 2019


8:15 AM-8:45 AM        Federal Room | Registration and Breakfast


General Session | Federal Room


8:45 AM-10:00 AM       The 116th Congress: Congressional Telehealth Policy Priorities


·         Crozer Connor, Legislative Assistant, U.S. Representative Mike Thompson (D-CA)

·         Elizabeth Henry, Health Policy Advisor, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS)

·         Danielle Janowski, Legislative Assistant, U.S. Senator John Thune (R-SD)

·         Lauren Jee, JD, Health Policy Counsel, U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD)

·         Meghan O’Toole, MA, Health Legislative Assistant, U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI)

·         Kelli Ripp, Health Policy Advisor, U.S. Representative Bill Johnson (R-OH)

·         Moderator: René Quashie, Esq., VP, Policy & Regulatory Affairs, Digital Health, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)


10:00 AM-10:15 AM                        BREAK


Breakout Sessions


10:15 AM-11:00 AM     Breakout #15 | California Room | Pharma Tackles Population Health with the Help of Telemedicine


·         Teginder Singh, Senior Director, Johnson & Johnson


Breakout #16 | Statler B Room | Remote Patient Monitoring: Reimbursement, RPM Success Stories and Adoption


·         Rebecca Burke, Esq., Counsel, Powers, Pyles, Sutter & Verville PC


11:00 AM –11:15 AM                      BREAK


General Session | Federal Room


11:15 AM-12:00 PM     50 State Survey on Prescriptive Authority: Controlled Substances, Non-controlled Substances, Telemedicine, and Internet Prescribing


·      Eleanor Kersey, Legal Researcher, Regent University


12:00 PM–12:15 PM    Wrap Up, Adjourn, and Pre-Registration for CTeL Fall 2019 Summit



*Agenda subject to change