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UPMC International - Virtual Health Conference 2021

Saturday, June 19 2021

 “Global Virtual Care in 2021

 How a Global Pandemic Became a Disruptor and Created a New Normal"

Times in EDT

08:00 - 08:04 a.m.

Opening Remarks

Chair: Matthew E. Harinstein, MD, MBA, FACC, FASE, FASNC

Chair: Andrew R. Watson, MD, MLitt, FACS, FATA

Session 1:

Virtual Health Tech – How 2020 Set the Stage for the Next Norm

Moderator: Joanne Fanning

08:05 - 08:19 a.m.

UPMC Telemedicine Transformation​ During COVID-19

Robert BartMD

Chief Medical Information Officer, Health Services Division

08:20 - 08:34 a.m.

International Telemedicine Trends: International Strategy, Market Analysis, Growth and Adoption Prospects

Lewis Levy, MD, FACP

CMO Teladoc Health

08:35 - 08:49 a.m.

Cybersecurity in the Era of Virtual Care 

Chris Carmody

Senior Vice President, Information Services Division

08:50 - 09:04 a.m.

Top Three Legal Trends Re: Virtual Healthcare 

Terry Lewis 

Senior Associate Counsel, UPMC

09:05- 09:15 a.m.

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Moderator: Joanne Fanning

Keynote 1: Avera eCARE

Moderator: Andrew Watson, MD, MLitt, FACS, FATA

09:16 - 09:35 a.m.

Avera eCARE Overview (including Q&A)

Deanna Larson

Chief Executive Officer, Avera eCARE

Session 2:

How Patients Are Engaging with Virtual Care and How UPMC is Encouraging Adoption?

Moderator: Andrew R Watson

09:36 - 09:50 a.m.

How UPMC Health Plan Adapted to Serve Patients During COVID-19 

James Schuster, MD MBA 

Chief Medical Officer, UPMC Health Plan

Ellen Beckjord, PhD, MPH
Associate Vice President, Population Health and Clinical Transformation, UPMC Health Plan

09:51 - 10:05 a.m.

Connecting Patients to Their Care with MyUPMC

Katie Scott

 Vice President UPMC Enterprises

10:06 - 10:20 a.m.

Remote Patient Monitoring for Post-Partum Hypertension Patients

Hy Simhan, MD, MSCR

Division Director, Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Medical Director, Obstetrical Services at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

Q&A Only

Beth Quinn

Director, Womens Health Operations, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

10:21 - 10:35 a.m.

ID Connect and Its Role in Subspecialty Telemedicine

Dave Zynn

President and CEO

10:35 - 10:45 a.m.

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Andrew R. Watson, MD, MLitt, FACS, FATA

Vice President, Clinical Information Technology Transformation, UPMC International

Past-President, American Telemedicine Association

Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 

Keynote 2:

UPMC International Growth Strategy and International Virtual Health Application?

Moderator: Scot Stevens

10:46 - 10:59 a.m.

Past, Present, and Future – UPMC’s Perspective on the New Normal for Virtual Care

Matthew E. Harinstein, MD, MBA, FACC, FASE, FASNC

Senior Vice President, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief of Staff to the Executive Vice President, UPMC International

11:00 - 11:25 a.m.

Roundtable Discussion 

David Beirne

Senior Vice President, UPMC International and Managing Director, UPMC in Ireland

Jeffrey Bernstein

Senior Vice President, UPMC International and Managing Director, UPMC in China

Eamonn Fitzgerald

Vice President, Health Services, UPMC in Ireland

Matthew E. Harinstein, MD, MBA, FACC, FASE, FASNC

Senior Vice President, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief of Staff to the Executive Vice President, UPMC International

Scot Stevens, MS

Vice President, Chief Information Officer, UPMC International and UPMC Hillman Cancer Center 

Giovanni Vizzini, MD

Chief Operating Officer, UPMC in Italy 

Andrew WatsonMD, MLitt, FACS, FATA

Vice President, Clinical Information Technology Transformation, UPMC International

Past-President, American Telemedicine Association

Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 

  

11:25 - 11:30 a.m.

Closing Remarks

Matthew E. Harinstein, MD, MBA, FACC, FASE, FASNC

Senior Vice President, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief of Staff to the Executive Vice President, UPMC International

Andrew WatsonMD, MLitt, FACS, FATA

Vice President, Clinical Information Technology Transformation, UPMC International

Past-President, American Telemedicine Association

Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Scot Stevens, MS

Vice President, Chief Information Officer, UPMC International and UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

*Titles and presenters subject to change

Virtual Application Breakout Sessions (available throughout the session)

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