Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 06, 2015
Sanjay Gupta, MD, CNN’s Emmy award-winning Chief Medical Correspondent, will deliver a keynote address at ATA 2015, the American Telemedicine Association's (ATA) 20th Annual Telemedicine Meeting and Trade Show and world’s largest telemedicine, telehealth and mHealth meeting.
Dr. Gupta, a practicing neurosurgeon, delivers medical correspondence for several of CNN’s headlining programs including New Day, Anderson Cooper 360°, and documentaries including his DuPont Award winning WEED series. He has created award-winning coverage of numerous national disasters including reporting on the 2011 tsunami in Japan, 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil disaster, 2006 post-Hurricane Katrina and more. Dr. Gupta launched the network’s anti-obesity initiative, Fit Nation.
“Dr. Gupta’s reporting has generated worldwide awareness of some of the world’s most pressing health issues,” said Jonathan Linkous, CEO of ATA. “We’re delighted that he has decided to address our audience of telemedicine, telehealth and digital health leaders.”
Gupta joins a prestigious lineup of keynote speakers including Patrick Soon-Shiong, MD, founder and CEO of the Healthcare Transformation Institute and Nantworks, a South African-American surgeon, medical researcher, businessman, philanthropist; Yulun Wang, PhD, President of ATA and CEO of InTouch Health; Reed V. Tuckson, MD, ATA President-Elect, Managing Director of Tuckson Health Connections, and former Chief of Medical Affairs at UnitedHealth Group and Senior Vice President for Professional Standards of the American Medical Association; and LTG (Ret.) James Peake, MD, ATA Vice President, President of CGI Federal and Former U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs and Surgeon General of the United States Army.
About ATA 2015 – ATA’s 20th Annual Telemedicine Meeting and Trade Show
For 20 years, the ATA Annual International Meeting & Trade Show has been the premier forum for healthcare professionals and entrepreneurs in the telemedicine, telehealth and mHealth space.
This year's meeting will take place May 2-5, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The world-class, peer reviewed program will include over 500 educational sessions and posters, highlighting the latest innovations, applications and delivery models in telemedicine. The expansive exhibit hall will host over 250 of the leading vendors with groundbreaking remote healthcare technologies and services. Learn more and register at http://www.ATA2015.org
About the American Telemedicine Association
The American Telemedicine Association is the leading resource and advocate promoting the use of advanced remote medical technologies. ATA and its diverse membership work to fully integrate telemedicine into healthcare systems to improve quality, equity and affordability of healthcare throughout the world. Established in 1993, ATA is headquartered in Washington, D.C. For more information, visit http://www.americantelemed.org