The state of mobile healthcare 2022
How to take action to motivate payers to reimburse EMS for MIH
EMS1 is proud to be the Premier Media Sponsor of the Pinnacle Webinar Series. On Tuesday, March 15, at 1 p.m. CT, Michael Brook, MBA; Jonathan Washko, MBA, FACPE, NRP, AEMD; Dr. Allen Yee; Dr. Victoria Reinhartz, CPh; and Dr. Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAEMS; will present “The state of mobile healthcare 2022” presented by Fitch & Associates, and sponsored by Digitech. Register today.
The value of community paramedicine and mobile integrated healthcare (MIH) is undeniable. The CMS Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport Model is a step in the right direction in obtaining EMS reimbursement for care beyond patient transport, but how can EMS obtain more funding for MIH?
On Tuesday, March 15, at 1 p.m. CT, as part of the Pinnacle Webinar Series, Michael Brook, MBA; Jonathan Washko, MBA, FACPE, NRP, AEMD; Dr. Allen Yee; Dr. Victoria Reinhartz, CPh; and Dr. Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAEMS; will present “The state of mobile healthcare 2022”
This Pinnacle webinar will explore the current state of affairs in mobile integrated health: the ET3 rollout, the regional and local disparities in the execution of MIH, and how providers are overcoming some of the many challenges to efficient delivery of mobile health services.
This discussion will be led by a diverse group of panelists who will also share perspectives on where we’re headed and provide some guidance. Participants will come away with a deeper understanding of the state of MIH and have ideas on how to take action on the federal, state, and local levels to motivate more payers to start reimbursing EMS for these critical services.
About the speakers
Michael Brook, MBA, is the senior vice president at Digitech. Brook has been involved with the ambulance industry for nearly 15 years and is currently the client service lead for Digitech in the western region of the U.S. He has more than 25 years of experience in client services and 15 years with a healthcare focus. He has over 20 years of experience in the areas of operations, process improvement, strategy, IT management, project management, marketing and organizational change. He will serve as panel moderator for this webinar.
Jonathan Washko, MBA, FACPE, NRP, AEMD, is the assistant vice president at Center for EMS | SkyHealth | Centralized Transfer Center | Pre-hospital TeleHealth Center Northwell Health.
Washko has been involved in the EMS industry for over 30 years and has held progressive leadership positions with small, medium and large EMS systems in government, private, for-profit, and not-for-profit entities. He is considered a leading expert in many areas of the industry.
Dr. Allen Yee is an emergency medicine physician in Richmond, Virginia and is affiliated with VCU Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Stony Brook University School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. Dr. Yee was instrumental in the establishment of the Chesterfield County Fire and EMS Mobile integrated Health program in 2014.
Dr. Victoria Reinhartz, CPh, is an industry leader within emergency medical services, where she established the first ever paramedic-pharmacist partnership to address chronic disease and medication challenges for underserved populations. She is the chief executive officer of Mobile Health Consultants and serves on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Mobile Integrated Health Providers.
Dr. Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAEMS, is co-founder and CEO at Tele911, Inc., and is a nationally recognized leader with over 35 years of experience in EMS and emergency medicine. As medical director and EMS bureau commander of a large, urban fire department, he created and implemented many innovative and life-saving programs, including a new 911 EMS dispatch system, a mobile integrated health unit, advanced providers in the field, and a telemedicine program. He is also a professor of emergency medicine.
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