SEARCH 2018 Telehealth Research Symposium

Society for Education and the Advancement of Research in Connected Health (SEARCH)

SHOWCASING CONNECTED HEALTH

The SEARCH2018 Telehealth Research Symposium will showcase connected health efforts, strategies, and partnerships, specifically those that focus on the research of telemedicine, telehealth, eHealth, mHealth, and other healthcare technologies.

SEARCH 2018 Telehealth Research Symposium is scheduled for the Fall in La Jolla (San Diego), California. The 2018 event is hosted by West Health Institute and the Society for Education and the Advancement for Research in Connected Health (SEARCH), October 24-25.

CONNECTING HEALTH RESEARCHERS

The symposium will connect health researchers, academicians and visionaries in telehealth and telemedicine to share findings and foster research partnerships.  The two-day session, which will begin the morning of October 24 and conclude on the afternoon of October 25, will continue upon the initiatives set by the Society for Education and the Advancement of Research in Connected Health (SEARCH).

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SEARCH2018 Agenda

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 | 7:30 am – 6:00 pm

Roth Auditorium

 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Registration and “Meet & Greet” Continental Breakfast
 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Welcome & Introductions
  • Presenters:
    • Curtis Lowery, MD, Chair, OB/GYN, The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    • Zia Agha, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Executive Vice President, West Health
 9:00 am – 9:45 am
KEYNOTE I | “What Should Researchers in Virtual Care be Examining Now? What Areas and Approaches to Research Will be Necessary for the Future?”
  • Keynote Presenter:
    • Peter Yellowlees, MBBS, MD, Vice Chair for Faculty Development, Professor of Psychiatry, University of California Davis, Past President, American Telemedicine Association
  • Moderator:
    • Curtis Lowery, MD, Chair, OB/GYN, The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
 9:45 am – 10:00 am
OPEN DISCUSSION I |  Diagnostic Accuracy
  • Presenter:
    • Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD, Emory University & Southwest Telehealth Resource Center
10:00 am – 10:15 am
RESEARCH FLASH TALK I

Two-minute, rapid-fire presentations from our selected poster presenters. Fast, fun, and perfectly on point.

  • Moderator:
    • Michael Kurliand, RN, West Health Institute
  • Presenters:
    • Monica Lieng, BS, University of California Davis
    • Shoma Desai, MD, Call 9 & University of Arizona
    • Yen Luu, University of California Davis
    • Peter Greenwald, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine
    • Yi-Shan Sung, PhD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
10:15 am – 10:35 am Group Break
 10:35 am – 11:35 am
SESSION I | Urgent / Non-emergent Telehealth
  • Moderator:
    • Judd Hollander, MD, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Presenters:
    • Hadley Sauers-Ford, MPH, CCRP, University of California Davis
    • Luke Mack, Avera eCare
    • Claudia Der-Martirosian, PhD, Veterans Emergency Management Evaluation Center (VEMEC)
11:35 am – 11:50 am
RESEARCH FLASH TALK II

Two-minute, rapid-fire presentations from our selected poster presenters. Fast, fun, and perfectly on point.

  • Moderator:
    • Michael Kurliand, RN, West Health Institute
  • Presenters:
    • Eve Wool, MPH, LMSW, Northwell Health & West Health Institute
    • Julio Cespedes, University of Mississippi Medical Center
    • Parul Dayal, MS, University of California Davis
    • Hannah McCoy, BA, CRS, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
11:50 am – 12:05 pm
OPEN DISCUSSION II |  Survey Development
  • Presenter:
    • Kathy Wibberly, PhD, University of Virginia & Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center
12:10 pm – 1:00 pm Conference Lunch on the Roth Auditorium Terrace catered by Bella Vista Social Club & Cafe
1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
SESSION II | Implementation & Research in Connected Health
  • Moderator:
    • Hari Eswaran, PhD, The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Center for Distance Health
  • Presenters:
    • Anum Lakhia, MPH, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
    • Deborah Ercolini & Joseph Nichols, MD, MPH, The MITRE Corporation
    • Madan Dharmar, PhD, MBBS, University of California Davis
    • Natassja Manzanero, MS, HRSA/Office for the Advancement of Telehealth
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm
RESEARCH FLASH TALK III

Two-minute, rapid-fire presentations from our selected poster presenters. Fast, fun, and perfectly on point.

  • Moderator:
    • Micahel Kurliand, RN, West Health Institute
  • Presenters:
    • Yi-Shan Sung, PhD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    • Ilana Sigal, MPH, University of California Davis
    • Hari Eswaran, PhD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    • Sapir Nachum, Weill Cornell Medicine
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
OPEN DISCUSSION III |  Getting Published: Selecting the Right Journal
  • Presenter:
    • Judd Hollander, MD, Thomas Jefferson University
3:00 pm – 4:15 pm
SESSION III | Telehealth in Pediatrics and Obstetrics
  • Moderator:
    • James Marcin, MD, University of California Davis
  • Presenters:
    • Jim Marcin, MD, University of California Davis
    • Jordan Albritton, PhD, & Lory Maddox, MSN, MBA, RN, Intermountain Healthcare
    • Stephanie Crossen, MD, MPH, University of California Davis at Sacramento
    • Yi-Shan Sung, PhD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Poster Presentations & Networking Reception

on the Roth Auditorium Terrace catered by Bella Vista Social Club & Cafe

Thursday, October 25, 2018 | 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Roth Auditorium

7:30 am – 8:30 am
Registration and “Meet & Greet” Continental Breakfast
8:30 am – 8:45 am
Welcome Back & Opening Remarks
8:45 am – 9:30 am
KEYNOTE II | “From Worst to First: How Mississippi Improved Care for Vulnerable Seniors”
  • Keynote Presenter:
    • Michael Adcock, MS, RN, FACHE, Executive Director of Telehealth Services at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC)
  • Moderator:
    • Zia Agha, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Executive Vice President, West Health
9:30 am – 10:30 am
PANEL I | What Policy Makers Want
  • Moderator:
    • Cristina Boccuti – Director, Health Policy – West Health Policy Center
  • Panelist(s):
    • Mei Kwong, JD, Executive Director, Center for Connected Health Policy
    • Catherine Pugh, Senior Director, Government Affairs at Horizon Government Affairs & Health IT Now
    • Murray N. Ross, Ph.D., Vice President, Kaiser Permanente, Health Care Finance and Policy Expert
10:30 am – 10:50 am Group Break
10:50 am – 11:50 am
SESSION IV | Quality Initiatives and Telehealth
  • Moderator:
    • Elizabeth Krupinski, Ph.D., Emory University & Southwest Telehealth Resource Center
  • Presenters:
    • Mark Rood, MD, FAAFP, Cleveland Clinic Digital Health
    • Danica Stone, MBA, Thomas Jefferson University
    • Aliza Brown, PhD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
11:50 am – 12:50 pm
PANEL II | Incorporating Telehealth in Post-Acute Care Settings: Improving Care & Reducing Costs
  • Moderator:
    • Suzanne Gillespie, MD, The Society for Post-Acute Care & Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA)
  • Panelist(s):
    • Ashley Boots, MSN, CRNP, Curavi Health
    • Diane Croll, NP, TripleCare
    • Angela Johnson, PharmD, BCGP, Avera eCARE Senior Care
12:50 pm – 1:45 pm Conference Lunch on the Roth Auditorium Terrace catered by Bella Vista Social Club & Cafe
1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
SESSION V | Assessing Clinical Outcomes Using Telehealth
  • Moderator:
    • Kathy Wibberly, PhD, University of Virginia & Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center
  • Presenters:
    • Jonathan Fisher, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAEMS, Call 9 & University of Arizona
    • Kim Noel, MD, MPH, Stony Brook Medicine
    • Kulvir Nandra, MD, Jefferson Health
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
PANEL III | Measuring Value in Telehealth: Finding the Right Measure or Asking the Wrong Question?
  • Moderator:
    • Kelly Ko, PhD, West Health Institute
  • Panelist(s):
    • Judd Hollander, MD, Thomas Jefferson University
    • Zia Agha, MD, West Health Institute
    • Jonathan Mack, PhD, RN, University of San Diego
    • Torrie Fields, MPH, Blue Shield of California
3:45 pm – 4:15pm
AWARD PRESENTATIONS
SEARCH2018 Closing Remarks

 

*Note: This agenda subject to change as we add more amazing research to the schedule.

SEARCH2018 Scientific Committee

We are honored to have the following connected health experts and researchers on this year’s Scientific Committee.

  • Zia Agha, MD, Chief Medical Officer, West Health Institute
  • Hari Eswaran, PhD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Center for Distance Health
  • Judd Hollander, MD, Senior Vice President for Healthcare Delivery Innovation, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Kelly Ko, PhD, Principal Investigator, West Health Institute
  • Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD, Professor & Vice Chair for Research, Emory University
  • Michael Kurliand, RN, Director of Telehealth, West Health Institute
  • Curtis Lowery, MD, Professor and Chair, Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Center for Distance Health
  • Kathy Wibberly, PhD, University of Virginia, Karen S. Rheuban Center for Telehealth
To register for SEARCH 2018, scroll below and select a ticket. There are three different ticket levels:

Individual Ticket

Select this ticket if you hold a university appointment or are actively involved in connected health teaching or research, health professionals; educators; government officials; members of lay or civic groups; or members of the public at large who have an interest or desire in participating in the activities or objectives of SEARCH.

Government Registration Rate: Any local, state, or federal employee with a valid .gov email address is eligible for a discounted registration rate. To receive this discount, please contact us at info@searchsociety.org for a promotional code to use during registration. This discount will only be offered on pre-registrations (8/1 – 10/24), and will not be offered for onsite registrations.

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Trainee/Student Ticket

Select this ticket if you are a resident or fellow in good standing, a student who has an interest in connected health, or a post‐graduate student with an interest in connected health. Please log in or register to receive your discount.


Commercial Ticket
Select this ticket if you are in a business, trade group, or other commercial enterprise that has an interest or stake in connected health. Please log in or register to receive your discount.

Remember, if you register for membership with SEARCHsociety.org, you will be eligible for ticket discounts.
Venue:


Preferred Hotel/Room Block
 

SEARCH2018 has acquired a room block at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines, located at 10950 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037. You can visit their website by clicking here!

We would love for you to stay at this preferred hotel! If you’d like to set up your reservations, please follow the instructions below. The group code to book is TRS10

    1. Online: To make reservations at the Hilton Torrey Pines, La Jolla, click here
    2. By Phone: Call Hilton Reservations at 858-558-1500, extension “0” for in-house reservations.

 

For SEARCH2018 attendees, the room and discounted resort fee includes:

  • Unlimited high-speed internet
  • Complimentary in-room bottled water
  • Morning coffee station
  • Kids 12 and under eat free* for lunch and dinner in Torreyana Grille
  • Access to Shiley Sports Complex
  • Unlimited access to hotel tennis and sports courts with equipment
  • Specialty drink of the day
  • Discounts at the Hazelwood Gift Shop and Torrey Pines Golf ProShop