ATA2022 Conference & Expo
ATA2022 – ATA’s 26th Annual Conference & Expo – is the world’s largest telehealth innovation event. It’s where providers, technology developers, business professionals and leaders from across the healthcare sector convene to have an in-depth, thoughtful, critical discussion about the future of health.
ATA2022 will explore the virtual health landscape and examine what will be necessary to establish telehealth as a permanent modality in care delivery.
We are designing an exciting schedule for ATA2022! Highlights include:
- More than 100 educational sessions and research-based presentations highlighting new frontiers and emerging best practices, the tools and techniques for creating behavior change and patient engagement, and the latest trends driving the industry
- Sought-after industry leaders on the cutting edge, experts and innovators sharing insights and ideas to advance on existing solutions and emerging technologies, new applications and opportunities
- Unique learning modules, peer-to-peer engagement and knowledge sharing with others who face the same challenges
- A bustling expo featuring industry sponsors and exhibitors showcasing the latest industry innovations, technology applications and products that will impact health and wellness
- New resources and knowledge to confidently tackle the most critical issues facing the telehealth industry and advance your career development
Convene with healthcare providers who realize the value of telehealth; the most innovative business professionals, pharma and biotech companies, large consumer organizations and employers and payers who are leveraging virtual care solutions; and investors and entrepreneurs who are creating next generation technologies.
With established roots in telehealth, combined with the vision of today’s most respected thought leaders and the agility to respond to an evolving market, ATA2022 is the premier event for those with a similar mission — to overcome the barriers in order to bring telehealth and virtual care to patients and consumers, where and when they need it.
Join a dynamic and multi-disciplinary community of professionals and leaders from healthcare and technology sectors to learn, innovate, network and return to their organizations with actionable plans and ideas, lasting partnerships and an enhanced view of telehealth.
Join us as we explore how telehealth is transforming the way we deliver care.
ATA2022 Advisory Committee
The ATA2022 Advisory Committee is stacked with some of today’s most innovative, respected and well-known luminaries, representing all corners of the telehealth ecosystem. Working with Dr. Joe Kvedar, the foremost authority on virtual care and ATA Chair of the Board, this group is designing a dynamic program that will inspire, educate and motivate attendees.
Chair of the Board, the ATA; Professor, Harvard Medical School; Editor, npj Digital Medicine; Senior Advisor, MGH Center for Innovation in Digital HealthCare
Founding CEO, BAHA Enterprises
Managing Director, Ziegler Healthcare Investment Banking
CEO, MedExpress and Senior VP, The Center for Digital Health & Innovation, Optum Health
VP, Digital Health & Analytics Product, Humana
Chief Strategy Officer, Welldoc
Medical Director, 23andMe
Director, European Connected Health Alliance
Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Teladoc Health
Joseph Kvedar, MD
Dr. Joe Kvedar has been driving innovation, creating the market, and gaining acceptance for connected health for nearly three decades. He is now applying his expertise, insights, and influence to advancing adoption of telehealth and virtual care technologies at the national level. Dr. Kvedar continues to guide the transformation of healthcare delivery as a respected thought leader, author, and convener. Dr. Kvedar is Chair of the Board of the American Telemedicine Association (ATA). As Editor-in-Chief of npj Digital Medicine, a Nature Research journal, he is working to establish the evidence base needed to guide innovation and the implementation of virtual care. He is co-chair the American Medical Association’s (AMA) Digital Medicine Payment Advisory Group (DMPAG), which works to ensure widespread coverage of telehealth and remote patient monitoring, and successfully established several new provider codes for telehealth reimbursement through the CPT process. Dr. Kvedar is also a member of the AAMC’s (Association of American Medical Colleges) telehealth committee, creating tools that will enable medical schools and residency programs to integrate telehealth into the training of future practitioners.
Dr. Kvedar is the author of two books: The Internet of Healthy Things (2015) and The New Mobile Age: How Technology Will Extend the Healthspan and Optimize the Lifespan (2017). The cHealth Blog provides his insights and vision for connected health. Dr. Kvedar is a Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School.
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Samir Batra has been in healthcare for 20 years and has worked with many global healthcare provider organizations in helping them achieve operational efficiency and implementation of their strategic plans. Majority of his work has focused on the patient experience, workflow and cost optimization and the effective use of engagement technology. Currently, Mr. Batra is the Founder & CEO of BAHA Enterprises. BAHA is a boutique venture & advisory firm for early stage/growth companies & investors in health care. They use their deep healthcare expertise, network/connections to enhance due diligence & guide investment decisions, & spur innovation & growth. Startup advisory clients also get access to a network based collaborative ecosystem and a platform that provides validation (market assessment and end user feedback) of their solutions. Mr. Batra is also the co-founder and managing partner of HIP (Health Innovation Pitch) – a unique model that brings cross-healthcare industry investors and advisors to actively invest and advise early stage startups. Prior to BAHA, he spent over 12 years in executive roles at start-ups (Oneview Healthcare ASX: ONE, CareInSync – acquired by Hearst Health – Zynx Health, pCare – TVRC, and GetWellNetwork) focused on applying technology to effect clinical and patient processes to improve the patient experience and drive engagement. Samir started his career consulting with The Advisory Board Company (now part of Optum) working with hundreds of provider organizations to drive operational and strategic excellence. Passionate about contributing to thought-leadership, he is active with HIMSS (NorCal Board Member and Advisor), ATA (Start-Up Health Advisor – American TeleMedicine Association), The Millennium Alliance (Advisory Board Member) and The Beryl Institute (Resource Advisory Council). He also holds multiple roles such as Vonzos Partners (Executive and Entrepreneur in Residence), NarrativeDx – a Press Ganey Company (Advisory Board Member), and eVideon Healthcare (Chairman of the Advisory Board).
Grant Chamberlain joined Ziegler in 2015 as a managing director in the Corporate Finance Healthcare Practice. With over 20 years of investment banking experience, Grant has advised some of the leading healthcare systems, including Sharp Healthcare, Cedars-Sinai and Baylor Health, along with several of the most innovative telehealth companies, including Airstrip, Forefront, IRIS, MDLive and Voalte.
Prior to Ziegler, Grant led the mHealth sector coverage at Raymond James – which included telehealth, remote monitoring and wireless healthcare solutions – after spending 15 years advising HCIT and tech-enabled outsourced services companies on a broad variety of M&A, joint ventures/partnerships and private financings. Additionally, Grant has completed dozens of transactions in the physician practice management space with a specific concentration in oncology, having closed over 15 deals in that sector in his career.
Prior to Raymond James, Grant was a principal at Shattuck Hammond Partners, which was acquired by Morgan Keegan. He was also a part of the corporate finance group of General Electric Capital Corporation and the financial services division of GE Medical Systems. In addition, Grant is an elected Director of the ATA, the leading international advocate for the use of advanced remote medical technologies. He is also on the Board of Directors for The MAVEN Project, which uses telehealth and a network of volunteer physicians affiliated with the nation’s foremost medical school alumni associations to improve healthcare access for underserved populations. Grant earned a B.A. in finance and investment banking from University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Kristi Henderson, DNP, NP-C, FAAN, FAEN
Kristi Henderson is a digital health leader and clinician with over 25 years of experience designing, implementing and optimizing the health care delivery system using digital health tools and technology. She is the SVP of The Center for Digital Health & Innovation for Optum Health, where she is creating a first-of-its-kind connected health ecosystem using industry-leading digital health tools and telehealth. She most recently led clinical operations for Amazon Care, a healthcare initiative for Amazon employees and their families. Before joining Amazon, she designed and launched a national solutions center for patient access, virtual care, and care coordination for Ascension Health. She has a proven track record of delivering successful programs at scale that improve health and save money. She is an adjunct faculty member in Population Health at the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas-Austin and at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Henderson thrives with complex challenges and consistently delivers results that exceed expectations. She is known for her ability to execute and sustain these models in advance of them becoming an industry standard as evidenced by her first launch of a telehealth program in 2003 which is recognized as one of only two of HRSA’s Centers of Excellence. She is resourceful, collaborative and known for her creative solutions that engage patients and empower clinicians. She has testified before multiple U.S. Senate committees and given numerous presentations across the country, including a TEDx, to advance telehealth policy and share innovative new models of care. A few of her other leadership roles include currently serving as chair-elect, and former executive board member for the American Telemedicine Association; Association of American Medical Colleges Telehealth Committee member, American Nurses Association co-chair for Committee on Connected Health and National Quality Forum Telehealth Committee. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and the Emergency Nurses Association. Henderson received her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham where she was recognized as the 2019 Distinguished Alumna from the School of Nursing. She maintains national certification as a family and acute care nurse practitioner.
Anand Iyer, PhD
Anand is a respected global digital health leader—most known for his insights on and experience with technology, strategy and regulatory policy. Anand has been instrumental in Welldoc’s success and the development of BlueStar®, the first FDA-cleared mobile prescription therapy for adults with type 1 and 2 diabetes. Since joining Welldoc in 2008, he has held core leadership positions that included Chief Data Science Officer, President and Chief Operations Officer. In 2013, Anand was named “Maryland Healthcare Innovator of the Year” in the field of mobile health. As a founding member of the Digital Therapeutics Alliance in November 2017, Anand works closely with the board to engage industry leaders on the integration of clinically-validated digital therapeutics to improve population health. Prior to joining Welldoc, Anand was already an established thought leader in the field. He had served as the Director of PRTM’s wireless practice, where helped companies take advantage of disruptive technologies, business models and process models offered by and enabled by advanced wireless communications. Anand was the founder and immediate-past president of the In-Building Wireless Alliance, and teaches advanced wireless courses to senior officers in the US Department of Defense at the Institute for Defense and Business. Prior to joining PRTM, Anand was a member of the scientific staff at Bell Northern Research and Nortel Networks. He holds an MS and a PhD in electrical and computer engineering, and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. He also holds a BS in electrical and computer engineering from Carleton University.
Kimberly Noel, MD, MPH
As Medical Director of 23andMe, Dr. Noel leads the clinical services for virtual personalized medicine using the power of genetics to prevent disease. Dr. Noel is a board certified preventive medicine physician with specialization in health promotion and disease prevention. She is a subject matter expert in telehealth, having served on many national committees, including for organizations such as the Association of American Medical Colleges and the American Telemedicine Association. Prior to joining 23andMe she was the Deputy Chief Medical Information Officer and Telehealth Director at a large academic medical center in New York. Dr. Noel led Telehealth services, education and research initiatives for Stony Brook Medicine at a crucial period of digital transformation arising from needs of the Coronavirus pandemic response.
Dr. Noel began her career in academic medicine with joint faculty appointments in Family, Population, Preventive Medicine and Biomedical Informatics. She has clinical experience in preventive medicine, occupational medicine and primary care. She continues to hold academic faculty positions at Stony Brook Renaissance School of Medicine’s Department of Family, Population and Preventive Medicine and in the School of Health Technology and Management.
Kimberly Noel, MD, MPH, is a graduate of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, George Washington University School of Medicine, and Duke University. She completed her residency in Preventive Medicine at Stony Brook Renaissance School of Medicine.
Brian O’Connor was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland and has developed his career as a consultant, manager and/or investor in both private and public companies. Brian has founded a number of companies in the healthcare services area in the UK, Ireland and Hong Kong. He has gained significant experience as a company director in a variety of industries and professions, and has raised significant sums for companies through both private equity structures and stock exchange listings. Brian founded and is Chair of the European Connected Health Alliance organisation www.echalliance.com, the rapidly expanding not for profit membership organisation. He also Chairs ‘The Digital Health Society’, a movement created during the Estonian Presidency and now embracing Governments, Research Institutes, Industry, Patients Groups across Europe. He is a shareholder, director, investor in a number of private companies in the health and care sector.
Lygeia is passionate about empowering consumers and patients in health and wellness by leveraging digital tools. She founded AdaRose, a resource to help women manage their own and their family’s health and healthcare with less hassle and more joy.
Lygeia has spent 20 years in the public and private sectors at the vanguard of consumer engagement through tech, from creating ONC’s Consumer eHealth Program to catalyze nationwide policies, to serving as the Chief Transformation Officer at Carium, a software solution that links patients and providers to collaborate on better health throughout the course of daily life.
Lygeia has been named among the Most Influential and Most Powerful Women in Health IT, and am a HIMSS Digital Changemaker. She speaks frequently at industry events including CES, HIMSS, and SXSW, and has been featured or quoted in publications ranging from Health Affairs to the Wall Street Journal and Forbes.
ATA2022 Research Review Committee
The ATA2022 Research Track will feature Scientific Presentations and Poster Sessions on topics within the telehealth, digital, and connected health spaces. Sessions for the Research Track are reviewed and selected by our Research Review Committee of telehealth industry experts:
Medical Director, University of New Mexico, Center for Telehealth
Research Professor of Environmental Health; MPH Program Director; Director of Telemedicine, University of Cincinnati
Telehealth SME, Consultant, Panda Health
Professor of Radiology & Imaging Sciences and Vice Chair for Research, Emory University
Chief Innovation Officer, Llamando Al Doctor
Chief, Section of Innovative Practice and Telehealth; Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Professor of Psychiatry and Chief Wellness Officer, UC Davis
Dale Alverson, MD
Dale Alverson, MD, is Professor Emeritus and Regents’ Professor at the University of New Mexico where he serves as the Strategic Telehealth Consultant for the Center for Telehealth involved in the planning, implementation, research and evaluation of Telemedicine systems for New Mexico. He is also the Chief Medical Informatics Officer at LCF Research, managing the state-wide health information exchange assisting in their efforts to address the development and meaningful use of health information technologies, adoption of electronic health records, and integration with telemedicine. He is a former President of the American Telemedicine Association and been involved in collaborative international programs to advance Telehealth globally. Widely published and presenter at national and international conferences regarding health information technologies and telehealth.
Charles Doarn, MBA
Charles Doarn is a Research Professor in Public Health Science, Department of Environmental Health and MPH Program Director at the University of Cincinnati (UC). He has academic appointments in Political Science at UC as an adjunct professor, Aerospace Medicine at Wright State University, and Emergency Medicine at George Washington University. He is currently on loan as a Special Assistant to the NASA Chief Health and Medical Officer at NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC. He serves as the co-chair of FedTel for the U.S. Government. He served as the ‘Governance Team lead’ on a NATO project, entitled a ‘Multinational Telemedicine System for Disasters’. Professor Doarn is a Fulbright Specialist with the U.S. Department of State. He has also held several senior management positions, including Deputy Director, Center for Surgical Innovation; Executive Director, Telehealth Video Resources Center in Ohio; Executive Director and co-principal investigator for NASA’s Research Partnership Center for Medical Informatics and Technology Applications, located at Yale University (1997-1999) and Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond (1999-2003). Throughout the 1990’s, Professor Doarn served as the Program Executive for Aerospace Medicine and Telemedicine at NASA Headquarters. He is the principle author of NASA’s Integrated Strategic Plan for Telemedicine and served as the lead for NASA’s Telemedicine activities. Professor Doarn also serves as the Executive Secretary of the Multilateral Medical Policy Board for the International Space Station. He serves as the director of the Global Health Concentration within UC’s accredited MPH Program.
Professor Doarn received his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences (Microbiology) from The Ohio State University in 1980 and an MBA from the University of Dayton in 1988. Additional training has included Advanced Program Management at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, VA, a National Library of Medicine (NLM) Medical Informatics Fellows Course at Woods Hole, MA, and Aviation Mishap Investigations, NTSB, Washington, DC.
Professor Doarn served on the Board of Directors for the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) and held several key positions including Secretary, Treasurer, and Chair of the International Special Interest Group for the ATA. Professor Doarn serves as one of two Editors-in-Chief of the Telemedicine and e-Health Journal (since 2005). Professor Doarn is a recognized leader in telemedicine as a scholar and teacher, having edited and published 5 books, over 350 manuscripts, editorials, federal reports and 45+ book chapters on this subject. Professor Doarn is an editor of the 4th edition of Space Physiology and Medicine: Evidence to Practice (ISBN 978-1-4939-6650-9), is an editor of A Multinational Telemedicine System for Disaster Response: Opportunities and Challenges. NATO Publication (ISBN 978-1-61499-727-6), and one of two editors of Engineering, Life Sciences, and Health/Medicine Synergy in Aerospace Human Systems Integration. The Rosetta Stone Project. NASA SP-2017-633. (ISBN 978-1-62683-044-8).
Professor Doarn is a fellow of the ATA and a fellow of the Aerospace Medical Association, a member of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), an Honorary NASA Flight Surgeon, and recipient of the Astronaut’s award, the Silver Snoopy for his work in Telemedicine for NASA worldwide. In May 2016, Professor Doarn was recognized by the ATA with the 2016 Individual Leadership Award for his efforts national and international in telemedicine. He and his co-authors recently were recognized with the IAA’s 2018 Book Award in the Life Sciences.
Aditi Joshi, MD, MSc
Dr. Aditi U. Joshi is an experienced Emergency Medicine Physician and Telehealth expert working on improving healthcare and equity through technology. Through over 9 years of working in Telemedicine and digital health on both a startup and academic hospital, she has a keen interest in making technology palatable and effective for both patients, providers, and health care systems.
She enjoys taking an active role in harnessing the power of digital technology to unlock the door to more healthcare choices and affect change—delivering more help, in more ways, to more people than ever before.
Operations + Finance
Health Care System Design
Emergent + Acute Care
Digital Health Education
Process + Platform Standardization
Stakeholder Engagement: Crystalize buy-in from key stakeholders, championing implementation and expansion of acute care telemedicine offerings in all types of specialties by breaking down barriers and benefits of digital health care / telemedicine and delivering the strategies needed to improve efficiency and quality.
Create the playbook to implementation: Pioneer virtual care programs widening access to equitable, accessible, effective, and quality healthcare products + services.
Prepare Care Teams: Provide the tools and training to develop tomorrow’s telehealth leaders, equipping clinicians and staff via hands-on, virtual care solutions training and implementation within their practice.
Fiscal Performance: Establish clearly defined success metrics to provide stakeholders with a clear picture of telehealth impact, delivering reductions in number of unseen patients and time to provider and increasing revenue growth.
Nationally, she serves as the Chair for the Telehealth committee of the American College of Emergency Physicians. She is part of ATA’s research review committee, UMMC’s tel-emergency summit and chaired a section at SAEM’s consensus conference. In 2020 she was awarded the Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association top 25 under 45 influencers in EM.
Her previous experiences were multi-faceted in telehealth: operations, quality assurance, provider training, medical education and implementing new programs and use cases. She ran a Telehealth fellowship and co-directed the Digital Health Scholarly Inquiry Track teaching medical students, residents and fellows about telemedicine, digital health and health innovation with practical and research components aimed at training future physicians interested in leading virtual care.
Dr. Krupinski is Professor and Vice-Chair for Research at Emory University in the Department of Radiology & Imaging Sciences and subject matter expert for the Emory Telehealth Program. She received her BA from Cornell, MA from Montclair State and PhD from Temple, all in Experimental Psychology. Her interests are in medical image perception, observer performance, decision making, and human factors. She is Associate Director of Evaluation for the Arizona Telemedicine Program and co-Director of the Southwest Telehealth Resource Center. She is Past President of ATA, Past Chair of Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine, Past Chair of the SPIE Medical Imaging Conference, and President of the Medical Image Perception Society. She is Co-Editor of the Journal of Telemedicine & Telecare and on the Editorial Board of the Telemedicine & E-Health Journal.
Physician graduated from UNCuyo, specialised in Ophthalmology, MBA, MSc in Healthcare Management (SBS), and currently PhD candidate in Science and Technology, FCEN, UNCuyo. Fellow Class 2020 of the American Telemedicine Association College of Fellows. At Inst. Zaldivar, Manager of Medical Education and Development, in charge of the Telephthalmology Program, Member of the Executive Committee and Vice President of the BioEthics Committee. I am a Professor of the Diploma course in Telemedicine, UNCuyo; Professor of Telemedicine in the Bachelor of Health Administration, UDA; and Professor and Co Director of Postgraduate Specialization in Healthcare Management (ADEN International Business School, George Washington University BS). Co-Coordinator of ICT and Education of the Argentine Council of Ophthalmology. Member of the Editorial Board of Telemedicine and the Health Journal and of the Latin American Journal of Telehealth. Former Founder and Chair of the Latin American Chapter of the ATA, Founder of the Mendoza Telehealth Network; Former Chair of the ATA International Special Interest Group (GIS), former Consultant to the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and Member of the eLAC Regional Mechanism; Former Coordinator of PAHO’s Public Health Innovation and Equity Project for Latin America and the Caribbean (eSAC). My experience focuses on the development of processes related to remote patient care and telementoring using synchronous systems for both patient care and education; also developed content for healthcare websites. I’ve been a national and international consultant in electronic health policies, as well as telemedicine and management of electronic health programs. I’ve written articles and text chapters; visiting lecturer at various events related to electronic health and telemedicine, and have received achievement awards from the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) for SIG and Chapter leadership. Currently the CMO of Iconvista.
Neel Sikka, MD
Dr. Sikka is an Associate Professor at The George Washington University, practicing Emergency Physician and the Director of the Innovative Practice and Telehealth Section at the GW Medical Faculty Associates. Dr. Sikka has expertise in HIT topics such as informatics, telemedicine, mobile health, technology adoption and patient engagement. He has conducted research under awards from McKesson and Care First Foundations as well as the CMS Innovation Center related to SMS messaging, telehealth and remote patient monitoring. Dr. Sikka completed his Medical Degree at Washington University in St. Louis and his Emergency Medicine residency at GWU.