TeleMedicine Panel

  • Friday, January 12, 2018
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Webinar


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TeleMedicine Panel

Led by MD MGMA, in collaboration with the CT MGMA, DE MGMA, MA/RI MGMA, NY MGMA, PA MGMA, and VA MGMA.

As healthcare continues to embrace the digital age, more and more clinicians are using telemedicine as a tactic to provide care in an innovative way. In this session our panel of telemedicine experts will show how to successfully implement virtual visits by focusing how to identify patients that would best benefit from telemedicine, understand billing and documentation requirements, and acquire strategies for how clinicians can adjust their style of practice for delivering care virtually rather than in person.

About the Speakers


Rob Warlick - Co-Founder & Managing Director, SimpleVisit

Rob Warlick is a founding partner and managing director of SimpleVisit, a hosted telemedicine service delivering secure virtual visits. Rob's diverse background leading organizations in marketing and telecommunications space for over the past decade brings a unique insight in navigating the emerging industry of telemedicine. SimpleVisit enjoys national recognition for its patented video technology and innovative application in virtual visits.


John Kornak - Client Solutions Technical Strategist, Ellumen Inc.
John Kornak offers the benefits of his 20+ years guiding clinicians and administrators on innovative approaches for improving healthcare's delivery.  His sage advice and expertise for telehealth and telemedicine is informed by his prior experience as Director of Telehealth at University of Maryland Medical Center where he implemented, managed, and supported over 20+ Telemedicine programs across the Medical System and throughout Maryland.

Dr. Kerry Palakanis - Family Medicine Provider, Crisfield Clinic

Dr. Kerry Palakanis is a Family Nurse Practitioner who has worked for over 25 years in rural health care in a variety of settings across the country.  In 2012, she established the Crisfield Clinic, a private family practice, to provide care to the rural, underserved community of Crisfield, MD.  She is a board member of the Maryland Rural Health Commission, a legislative committee member for the Maryland Rural Health Association and past president of the Nurse Practitioner Association of Maryland.  Dr. Palakanis has served as a featured speaker at State and National programs on issues related to rural health care delivery and telemedicine. 

Chris Knotts  - CEO & Co-Founder, PEAKE Technology Partners
Chris Knotts is a serial entrepreneur with a track record of innovation. Chris invented the system for text messaging interoperability used in the U.S. and licensed by Apple, Facebook, and others. Chris is also the Founder and Chairman of PEAKE Technology Partners, a Healthcare Managed Services Provider based in Crofton with clients throughout the MD/DC region.  Prior to starting PEAKE and SimpleVisit, Chris served as the CTO of Force 3.


Part 1 - Register through your respective/local MGMA chapter to secure a spot for the webinar.

Part 2 - Access the webinar.  The ClickMeeting (webinar hosting system) webinar link will be distributed through the MGMA confirmation and reminder emails.  Follow the link and enter your name and email address at the date and time of the webinar. 

** Note: If you have firewall security on your computer, you may encounter trouble as you access the webinar.

Continuing Education Units, CEUs

Earn up to 1.0 continuing education unit hours for each hour of education from the ACMPE, American College of Medical Practice Executives. Our events are eligible for continuing education units as awarded by other professional associations. We recommend that you contact your professional association for their approval process.

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