Telemedicine and behavioral health experts will explore emerging services available to providers and patients, proposals currently being considered by Congress related to telemedicine and the opioid epidemic, and steps that should be taken to encourage acceptance of a telemedicine program.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (PRWEB) July 26, 2018
Panelists Will Discuss How Telemedicine Can Successfully be Used to Scale Critical Resources for the Treatment of Substance Abuse Disorder
Annapolis, MD / July 26, 2018 – ClearHealth Quality Institute (CHQI), an independent health care accrediting body, will hold a complimentary webinar on August 3rd, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. EDT titled, “Telemedicine’s Role in Combating the Opioid Epidemic”.
In this webinar, telemedicine and behavioral health experts will explore existing and emerging services available to providers and patients, barriers to adoption, proposals currently being considered by Congress related to telemedicine and the opioid epidemic, the need to coordinate intervention and treatment efforts at all levels, and steps that should be taken to encourage acceptance of a telemedicine program, among other topics.
- Jon Evans, President & CEO, Innovatel
- Anne Woodbury, Executive Director, Advocates for Opioid Recovery
- Moderator: Peter Yellowlees, MD, MBBS, Vice Chair for Faculty Development and Professor of Psychiatry, University of California Davis; Immediate Past President, American Telemedicine Association
CHQI’s regular one-hour webinars bring together recognized experts for virtual sessions on a variety of accreditation and healthcare policy topics. To listen to previous CHQI complimentary webinars covering a range of topics related to quality, telemedicine, and mental health parity, click here to learn more (scroll down to “previous” section). Details regarding a Fall Webinar Series will be announced shortly.
CHQI educational sessions can also be customized to meet the unique needs of any organization. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (410) 756-1300.
The recently launched CHQI Telemedicine Accreditation Program (TAP) is the only telemedicine accreditation program recognized by the American Telemedicine Association (ATA). The program is now accepting applicants and the TAP Standards and Guide, version 2.0 is now available at http://www.CHQI.com.
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About ClearHealth Quality Institute™ (CHQI)
ClearHealth Quality Institute’s (CHQI) mission is to promote quality-based practices for health plans, providers and other stakeholders across the United States and its territories. Our accreditation and certification programs help assess, track and report on trends to enhance key insurance and provider outcomes. CHQI also offers educational programs, publishes issue briefs and underwrites research to raise awareness of patient safety issues and promote best practices. The organization is governed by an independent board and committee system, which is open to a wide range of volunteer members to ensure transparency and accountability. CHQI provides resources to serve patients, providers, payers, government agencies, and other stakeholder groups. To learn more about CHQI, please contact us at (410) 756-1300, info@CHQI.com, or visit http://www.CHQI.com.