Telehealth is Ready for Prime Time–Engaging Opportunities and Addressing Barriers Toward Ubiquitous Implementation in Rural and Urban America

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
12:00-1:45 pm
Room 369, Rayburn House Office Building


  • Neal Neuberger, Executive Director, Institute for e-Health Policy (Moderator)
  • Gary Capistrant, Senior Director Public Policy, American Telemedicine Association
  • Mary Zelazny, CEO, Finger Lakes Community Health view presentation
  • Nancy Vorhees, Chief Operations Officer, Inland Northwest Health Services view presentation

Brief Updates of Major Telehealth Legislation - Staff from the offices of:

  • Sen. John Thune (R-SD) and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) S.596, Fostering Independence Through Technology Act of 2013
  • Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-PA) HR 2001, the Veterans E-Health & Telemedicine Support Act; and
  • Rep. Greg Harper (R-MS) and Mike Thompson’s (D-CA) HR 3306, the Telehealth Enhancement Act.