Third National Telemedicine and Telehealth Service Provider Showcase, Oct. 2-3

The Telemedicine and Telehealth Service Provider Showcase brings together health-care professionals and technology leaders to improve access to health care in communities that need it most.

EVENT:                  Third National Telemedicine and Telehealth Service Provider Showcase

DATE/TIME:           MONDAY, OCT. 2, AND TUESDAY, OCT. 3; 8 A.M. TO 5 P.M. both days

LOCATION:             Hyatt Regency Hotel, 122 N. Second St., downtown Phoenix

In response to the explosive market growth for telemedicine services, the Arizona Telemedicine Program has organized and is hosting the third national Telemedicine and Telehealth Service Provider Showcase Conference (SPS 2017), Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 2-3, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 122 N. Second St., Phoenix.

The SPS conference focuses on building partnerships to bring quality medical specialty services directly into hospitals, clinics, private practices, schools and other entities through telehealth technology. The goals are to improve patient care and outcomes and to increase market share for both health-care providers and their partners, the telehealth service providers and technology solutions companies showcased at the conference.

“This is the only national meeting specifically focused on clinical telehealth services,” said Ronald S. Weinstein, MD, co-founding director of ATP, which is based at the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix.

For more information about SPS 2017, please visit:

Arizona Telemedicine Program to Host Third National Telemedicine and Telehealth Service Provider Showcase Conference, Oct. 2-3 in Phoenix, http://opa.uahs.arizona.edu/newsroom/news/2016/arizona-telemedicine-program-host-third-national-telemedicine-and-telehealth

Telemedicine and Telehealth Service Provider Showcase Speakers Announced, http://opa.uahs.arizona.edu/newsroom/news/2017/telemedicine-and-telehealth-service-provider-showcase-speakers-announced

SPS 2017 Telehealth Conference Names National Advisory Board, http://opa.uahs.arizona.edu/newsroom/news/2016/sps-2017-telehealth-conference-names-national-advisory-board

About the Arizona Telemedicine Program

Based at the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix, the Arizona Telemedicine Program (ATP), an industry leader in telehealth, was established in 1996 by the Arizona State Legislature to provide accessible, top-quality health care to rural Arizonans. ATP strongly supports the growth of telemedicine throughout Arizona and provides a suite of services to its member organizations, including clinical, administrative and information technology (IT) support, telemedicine training, facility design and continuing medical education (CME). More than 60 clinical subspecialty services have been provided through the network, amounting to more than 1.3 million telemedicine cases. ATP is the headquarters for the federally funded Southwest Telehealth Resource Center, which serves Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah. ATP has received many national awards for its innovative patient services, distance education and telehealth training programs. For more information: telemedicine.arizona.edu

About the University of Arizona Health Sciences

The University of Arizona Health Sciences is the statewide leader in biomedical research and health professions training. The UA Health Sciences includes the UA Colleges of Medicine (Phoenix and Tucson), Nursing, Pharmacy and Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, with main campus locations in Tucson and the growing Phoenix Biomedical Campus in downtown Phoenix. From these vantage points, the UA Health Sciences reaches across the state of Arizona and the greater Southwest to provide cutting-edge health education, research, patient care and community outreach services. A major economic engine, the UA Health Sciences employs almost 5,000 people, has nearly 1,000 faculty members and garners more than $126 million in research grants and contracts annually. For more information: uahs.arizona.edu (Follow us: Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | LinkedIn)