October 15, 2020, 02:00 PM – 06:00 PM ET

Virtual? Reality! Advancing Telehealth’s Role from Crisis to Everyday Care

Federal waivers allowed providers to swiftly implement telehealth in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in dramatic, overnight, capacity to deliver care to all patients, including those in underserved communities, older adults and those in rural areas. As the nation faces a potential resurgence of the virus, and with temporary regulatory flexibilities set to expire with the emergency, what will the future of care delivery and preparedness look like?

Hear thought leaders discuss the imperative to integrate telehealth into care delivery to support the return to normal economic activity and protect our population from further spread of the virus as researchers race to develop a vaccine. Shifting to the future, learn how virtual care can eliminate bias and improve access to quality care for those in underserved and rural communities and shape the future of healthcare. Get in step with the most important Presidential election of our time and consider key actions needed to ingrain telehealth into our daily systems of care. Join the ATA in this half-day deep-dive session to explore telehealth’s role in our new ‘virtual’ reality.