Media Advisory - Monday, March 31: How Telehealth Can Improve Care, Reduce Healthcare Costs

Article ID: 615615

Released: 26-Mar-2014 7:00 AM EDT

Source Newsroom: University of Virginia Health System

What: Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center SummitUsing a case study of a “typical” patient, this year’s summit will show how telehealth can be used to improve the care and health for patients with a variety of common conditions while also reducing the cost of healthcare. The summit will also feature a talk by Aneesh Chopra, former U.S. Chief Technology Officer, on how making government more open can help the U.S. take on challenges such as making healthcare more affordable.

More information about the conference is available at the Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center’s website.

When: 8:30 a.m. Monday, March 31Aneesh Chopra’s talk begins at 8:45 a.m.; the conference continues through Tuesday, April 1.

Where: Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center, 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Media Opportunities:• Interview Aneesh Chopra• Interview Karen Rheuban, MD, director of the UVA Center for Telehealth• Interview Kathy Wibberly, PhD, director of the Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center



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