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NIH – Future of Telehealth: Essential Tools and Technologies for Clinical Research and Care.

The National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in collaboration with Internet2 and the American Telemedicine Association presents:

Future of Telehealth: Essential Tools and Technologies for Clinical Research and Care

http://www.ncrr.nih.gov/news_&_events/upcoming_events/index.asp#06252009

June 25 – 26, 2009
June 25: 8:15 a.m. – 5 p.m.
June 26: 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Main Auditorium, Natcher Conference Center, Building 45, NIH campus, Bethesda, MD
Agenda:
http://events.internet2.edu/2009/NIH/agenda.html

Web site:
http://events.internet2.edu/2009/NIH/index.html

This two-day event will bring together stakeholders from government agencies, academic institutions, health care organizations and technology companies to:

* Review the state of telehealth science and technology
* Identify gaps in knowledge that can be addressed through targeted  research and evaluation initiatives
* Explore ways to leverage evolving information and communication technologies to advance the field

A workshop on the second day will yield specific recommendations to stimulate development, implementation and evaluation of telehealth applications for clinical care, clinical and translational research, and health education and training, with the ultimate goals to broaden participation in research and improve health outcomes in medically underserved communities.

This event is free and open to the public. Early registration is strongly encouraged due to space limitations. The registration deadline is June 15, 2009. Individuals with disabilities who need sign language interpreters and/or reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Monica Barnette at 301-650-8660 and/or the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 at least five days prior to the event.

For more information and to register, visit http://www.ncrr.nih.gov/Telehealth/.

If you have logistical questions, are unable to access the links on this page or if you require assistance registering, contact Monica Barnette at 301-650-8660 or mbarnette@palladianpartners.com

For questions about the workshop content, contact Michael H. Sayre, Ph.D., at 301-435-0962 or sayrem@mail.nih.gov

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