Session 5: The Rules of the Virtual Road: The Regulatory Landscape of Telehealth

January 13, 2023
This event will take place virtually, via Zoom.
Details provided upon registration

Description

Health care systems are increasing their use of virtual care in the setting of technology that is evolving at the speed of light. As a result, the regulatory and legal landscape in virtual care is constantly evolving. This expert panel will provide real-life examples from care settings and analyze state and federal regulations that govern the provision of virtual care.

 

Target Audience

This program is recommended for virtual care providers, healthcare professionals and organizations seeking to fine tune, develop or launch their Virtual Care programs.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:  

  1. Produce regulatory and legally compliant virtual care programming.
  2. Interpret common ethical considerations within Virtual Care.
  3. Cite current licensing/practice considerations impacting Virtual Care.
  4. Review future of regulatory efforts impacting Virtual Care
  5. Integrate the knowledge, skills, and experiences of multidisciplinary approaches to inform care decisions that ensure virtual care adheres to the domains of quality outlined by the IOM, namely that it is safe, timely, efficient, effective, equitable and patient-centered.

ABIM MOC Information

  • Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points can only be awarded if you attended the entire hour session.
  • Upon successful completion of this activity, if you wish to receive MOC II points you will need to enter your ABIM ID number, and Date of Birth (mm/dd) at the beginning of the evaluation.
  • The Mass General Brigham Office of Continuing Professional Development will verify completion of this activity and report to the ABIM.
  • Diplomates must check their ABIM Portfolio for confirmation of your MOC II points.

 MOC Recognition Statement 
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 1 MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.


Additional Information

Provided by: 

Mass General Brigham, Virtual Care &
Mass General Brigham's Office of Continuing Professional Development

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 1.00 Participation
  • 1.00 Psychologist
Course opens: 
04/12/2022
Course expires: 
02/13/2023
Event starts: 
01/13/2023 - 11:00am EST
Event ends: 
01/13/2023 - 12:00pm EST
Cost:
$0.00
Mass General Brigham
Somerville, MA
United States
This event will take place virtually, via Zoom. Details provided upon registration
Course Director

Lee Schwamm, MD
Vice President, Virtual Care,
Mass General Brigham

Moderators

Kate Connelly, CPA, MBA
Corporate Director, Enterprise Risk Management,
Mass General Brigham

Rosemary Gottlieb
Senior Legal Counsel,
Office of the General Counsel,
Mass General Brigham
 

Panelists

Lindsey Reilly
Director, Billing Compliance,
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital

Marcy Simoni, MPH
Mass General Brigham

Tim Willens, MD
Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry,
Co-Director for Center for Addiction Medicine,
Massachusetts General Hospital

Alexis Williamson, MPH
Executive Director of Central Credentialing,
Mass General Brigham

In support of improving patient care, Mass General Brigham is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credit Designation Statements

AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
Mass General Brigham designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Nursing
Mass General Brigham designates this activity for 1 Nursing contact hour. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Physician Assistants
Mass General Brigham has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.


Psychologists

1 Continuing Education (CE) credit is awarded

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 1.00 Participation
  • 1.00 Psychologist

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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