Veteran’s Health Administration: Telehealth 2020

Speaker: Kelvin Galpin, Executive Director for Telemedicine , Veterans Administration (VA)

Date: Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Time: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM Note: all times are in the Eastern Time Zone

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Location: 66-144

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Host: Prof Peter Szolovits, (CBMM, BCS, CSAIL, MIT)

Contact: Amar Gupta, (617) 253-0418, agupta@mit.edu

Relevant URL: https://learning-modules.mit.edu/class/index.html?uuid=/course/HST/sp17/HST.S58#info

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Reminder Subject: TALK: Veteran’s Health Administration: Telehealth 2020

Dr. Kevin Galpin is the Executive Director of VHA Telehealth Services aligned under the Office of Connected Care. He is responsible for overseeing the implementation and coordination of telehealth technologies throughout VA.

Dr. Galpin is a physician, board certified in Internal Medicine and Clinical Informatics. He has worked in the Veterans Health Administration since 2003, serving in several positions at the Atlanta VA Medical Center and in the Southeast Network, including Primary Care Clinic Lead Physician, Assistant Chief of Medicine for Education, and VISN Chief of Health Informatics.

Topics include:
o VHA Telehealth Data
o Programs Models: Examples
o Strategic Direction
o Telehealth Foundations/Challenges

Suggested Reading in Advance of Lecture: https://www.wired.com/2017/03/telemedicine-great-people-stopped-using-like-uber/?mbid=social_twitter_onsiteshare

Requests for meeting with Dr. Galpin on April 11 should be directed to Amar Gupta, agupta@mit.edu, and should include preferred times.

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Created by Amar Gupta Email at Wednesday, March 08, 2017 at 1:35 PM.