Convergence of Telemedicine and mHealth — Benefits & Challenges

We are very excited to share that Ron Poropatich, MD will be delivering the Keynote Presentation on April 4th at the gpTRAC Regional Telehealth Forum.  He will continue to focus on one of our main topics for this year’s event —  the coming together of telemedicine and mHealth.  It will be interesting to hear his perspective!

Dr. Poropatich has extensive experience with the use of telemedicine in the military.  He has recently retired from the US Army after serving more than 30 years as a Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine physician.  His last assignment was at the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) at Fort Detrick, MD, serving as the Deputy Director of the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC).  He currently serves as the Executive Director for the Center for Military Medicine Research, Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh.  He also serves as an Associate Editor for the Telemedicine and e-Health Journal.

mHealth Webinar by National Telehealth Resource Centers: Th. 6/21

The National Telehealth Webinar Series
Presented by the National Network of Telehealth Resource Centers


June 21, 2012
8:00 AM HST, 10:00 AM AKDT, 11:00 AM PTD, 12:00 PM MDT, 1:00 PM CTD, 2:00 PM ETD

Presented by: 
Ronald Poropatich, MD
Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC)
US Army Medical Research and Materiel CommandThis presentation will discuss the role of mobile devices, particularly cell phones, in health (mHealth). Conclusions will highlight the challenges of deploying mobile health solutions and identify barriers to widespread adoption.

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The TRC Webinar Series provides timely information and demonstrations to support and guide the development of your telehealth program by experienced telehealth professionals from the HRSA-designated Telehealth Resource Centers (TRCs).

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