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Telehealth NDLW Power Point Elluminate Thursday


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Telehealth: Access
Sponsored & Hosted by: Elluminate, Inc. (
This webinar will explore Teleheath, which is a growing industry with a global benefit. Today's medical professionals have the ability support the medical learners in ways that will improve patient care and simplify the administrative work associated with education and competence assessment. Technology has enabled a true revolution within the telehealth industry and the use of it will only get better as it provides access to the home with socially shared communities of practice. Specific areas of interest may focus on the new entrants such as naturopathic medicine, delivery of content via multiple modes, communities of practice, learning standards, international programs, best practices and policies.

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Telehealth NDLW Power Point Elluminate Thursday

  1. 1. Welcome to NDLW Webinars Telehealth: Access Webinars Sponsored by:
  2. 2. Introduction-USDLA Dr. John G. Flores Chief Executive Officer United States Distance Learning Association Dr. Kenneth E. Hartman 2008 NDLW National Committee Chairman Academic Director, Drexel University Online Mrs. Julie Young President, USDLA President and Chief Executive Officer Florida Virtual School Agenda 1. About USDLA 2. Markets Info 3. Presenter 1 4. Presenter 2 5. Presenter 3 6. Thank You Jana Lindsey, RN, CMC Telemedicine Coordinator Shriners Hospitals for Children, Honolulu
  3. 3. <ul><li>Mission: </li></ul><ul><li>To support the development and application of distance learning, education and training (DLE&T) by uniting learners around the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose: </li></ul><ul><li>In 1987, the USDLA was founded on the premise of creating a powerful alliance to meet the burgeoning education and training needs of learning communities globally. </li></ul><ul><li>Learning, education and training communities include: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate Training - Pre K-12 - Higher Education </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Home Schooling - Continuing Education </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Military & Government Education & Training </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Telehealth – Multinationals </li></ul></ul></ul>Mission & Purpose
  4. 4. <ul><li>The Datamonitor report, Telehealth’s Increasing Role in Healthcare , expects that the overall global telehealth market will exceed $8 billion by 2012. </li></ul><ul><li>Almost 60 different medical subspecialties have successfully used telemedicine. </li></ul><ul><li>It is estimated that there are about 200 telemedicine networks in the United States involving close to 3,500 medical and healthcare institutions throughout the country. </li></ul><ul><li>It is estimated that over 200,000 patients use such services [as home monitoring] in the United States alone. </li></ul><ul><li>The greatest impact of telemedicine is on the patient, their family and their community. </li></ul><ul><li>Telemedicine has been shown to reduce the cost of healthcare and increase efficiency through better management of chronic diseases, shared health professional staffing, reduced travel times, and fewer or shorter hospital stays. </li></ul>How Big Is It? Sources: American Telemedicine Association and HealthCareITnews, 2008
  5. 5. Jana Lindsey Telemedicine Coordinator Shriners Hospitals for Children, Honolulu [email_address]
  6. 6. Introduction <ul><li>Telemedicine Coordinator for SHCH </li></ul><ul><li>Board of Director </li></ul><ul><ul><li>American Telemedicine Association </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pan Pacific Distance Learning Association (USDLA Chapter) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hawaii State Rural Health Association (NRHA Chapter) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Information Management System Society (Hawaii Pacific Chapter) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Markets <ul><li>K12 & Universities </li></ul><ul><li>Employment - Continuing Education </li></ul><ul><li>Community - Public Health/Safety (Bioterrorism & Emergency Preparedness) </li></ul><ul><li>Government & Military </li></ul><ul><li>Leisure Entertainment / Hobbies </li></ul>
  8. 8. Trends & Issues <ul><li>Advanced Technology & Global Connectivity </li></ul><ul><li>Increase Pressure to Meet Needs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shortage of teachers (esp. Nurses) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shortage of clinical specialist, nurses, pharmacist </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rising Transportation Cost </li></ul><ul><li>Society’s Expectations in Teaching Styles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia Educational Materials (text, audio, video, Blogs, simulation, application sharing, text msg etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive / Multi-directional teaching/learning) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Generations (Traditional, Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millenniums, etc.) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Future <ul><li>We want it ALL. We Want… </li></ul><ul><li>Now </li></ul><ul><li>Cheap </li></ul><ul><li>Our way </li></ul><ul><li>Fun </li></ul><ul><li>Technology has ..… </li></ul><ul><li>Quick. Information at Our Fingertips </li></ul><ul><li>Convenience / Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Wide Audience Span </li></ul><ul><li>Less Limitations (speakers, topics) / Barriers </li></ul><ul><li>Diversified Interaction Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Competitive </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;What really differentiates you in any marketplace is how you uniquely serve the needs of others.&quot; Dr. Mark Albion </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Kimberly D. Acquaviva, PhD, MSW, Laurie Posey, EdD, Ellen M. Dawson, PhD, ANP, and Jean E. Johnson, PhD, RN, FAAN </li></ul><ul><li>The National Nurse Emergency Preparedness Initiative (NNEPI) </li></ul><ul><li>The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Nursing Education </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  11. 11. Introduction <ul><li>Goal: Increase nurses’ awareness of their roles and responsibilities in preparing for, responding to and recovering from emergencies and disasters. </li></ul><ul><li>The NNEPI online course: </li></ul><ul><li>Makes preparedness training relevant for - and accessible to - a large number of nurses nationwide </li></ul><ul><li>Was developed with input from national organizations and leaders in the field </li></ul><ul><li>Teaches nurses how to assist “special needs populations” before, during and after emergencies and disasters </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Funding provided by the Department of Homeland Security under Grant Award Number 2004-GT-T4-001 </li></ul>Funding
  13. 13. Markets & Size <ul><li>More than 2.5 million nurses in the United States </li></ul><ul><li>Staffing shortages make it difficult for employers to send nurses to classroom-based emergency preparedness training </li></ul><ul><li>Course also used by other disciplines (MDs, PAs, EMS, etc) </li></ul>
  14. 14. Trends & Issues <ul><li>Registered Learners: 4,425 </li></ul><ul><li>Course Completers: 617 </li></ul><ul><li>Average Pretest Score: 66% </li></ul><ul><li>Average Posttest Score: 89% </li></ul><ul><li>Average Knowledge Gain: 23% </li></ul><ul><li>User’s Appreciate: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual critical thinking organizers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engaging real-world scenarios </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty-friendly format </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multi-sensory experience </li></ul></ul><ul><li>* Data reported as of 10/21/08 </li></ul>
  15. 15. Future <ul><li>GW will continue to host, maintain, and disseminate the NNEPI online course </li></ul><ul><li>GW will explore opportunities to build upon course content to address emerging nurse preparedness needs. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Valerie Smothers </li></ul><ul><li>Deputy Director </li></ul><ul><li>MedBiquitous Consortium </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  17. 17. MedBiquitous Mission <ul><li>To advance healthcare education through technology standards that promote professional competence, collaboration, and better patient care. </li></ul><ul><li>Not-for-profit , member-driven, standards development organization </li></ul>
  18. 18. Virtual Patient – simulation of a clinical scenario MedBiquitous Virtual Patient – specification for VP exchange
  19. 19. <ul><li>European Union funded project - €1.4M </li></ul><ul><li>8 partner institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Common bank of virtual patients </li></ul><ul><li>Adapted for multilingual and multicultural use </li></ul><ul><li>Enabled by MedBiquitous Virtual Patient specification </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  20. 20. Trends – Second Life and Mobile Learning Courtesy Daden Limited and St George’s University of London
  21. 21. Ron Emerson RN BSN Global Director of Healthcare Polycom Inc. Insert Photo of Presenter Here! (1)
  22. 22. Introduction <ul><li>Telemedicine/Telemedicine </li></ul><ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges in Healthcare that are driving adaption </li></ul><ul><li>Where are we today? </li></ul>
  23. 23. Trends & Issues <ul><li>Telehealth/Telemedicine </li></ul><ul><li>Key Applications </li></ul><ul><li>Psychiatry </li></ul><ul><li>Neurology (Telestroke) </li></ul><ul><li>Dermatology </li></ul><ul><li>Intensive Care </li></ul><ul><li>Cardiology </li></ul><ul><li>Many others </li></ul><ul><li>ISSUES </li></ul><ul><li>Regulatory, Policy and Reimbursement </li></ul><ul><li>Alignment with organizations goals </li></ul>
  24. 24. Future <ul><li>Future is Bright! </li></ul><ul><li>Advancements and ease of use of technology </li></ul><ul><li>Increased utilization of Electronic Health Records </li></ul><ul><li>Drivers / Demand to provide quality services more efficiently </li></ul><ul><li>External drivers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aging Population </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Large Travel Distances </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Care Provider Shortages (Mal-distributed in Urban areas) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increasing cost of healthcare </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Thank You <ul><li>2009 USDLA Annual National Conference, April 26-29, 2009 in St. Louis, MO Website: </li></ul><ul><li>CALL FOR PROPOSALS </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Submission Deadline: December 5, 2008 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Link: http:// =MAS00-003 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>2009 USDLA International Distance Learning Awards </li></ul><ul><li> Link: </li></ul><ul><li> Submission Deadline: January 14,2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Distance Learning Today (Quarterly) Link: </li></ul>