Feb 08, 2018 Thurs | 11am - 12pm PST
Without broadband - high speed internet - there can be no telehealth! Federal, state, and local broadband policy matters. Will FCC broadband rules, including net neutrality, hinder telehealth adoption? How do state laws impact hospitals and critical access care?
Join broadband analyst Craig Settles (13 years industry experience) and learn how you can influence Internet policy that affects telemedicine users and vendors in 2018.
- How FCC actions are affecting the Internet now
- What are potential state policies to watch for
- What actions you can take to impact broadband policy for telehealth
About our Speaker
Since 1986 Craig Settles’ workshops, consulting services and books have assisted public, private and nonprofit organizations worldwide using technology to cut costs, improve business operations and increase revenue.
Mr. Settles has helped communities use broadband to improve local government operations, boost economic development, transform education, and increase healthcare delivery. His public-sector clients include Ottumwa, IA, Benicia, CA, Glendale, CA and the State of California.
In addition to assisting citywide networks, Mr. Settles advocates for tele-healthcare hubs - a community’s healthcare facilities, schools and libraries connected in a "mini broadband network” to deliver telehealth services and apps.