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Technology Association of Georgia
Tony Cooper
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TAG Health: Can Telemedicine Change Healthcare?

TAG Health Presents a unique panel discussion on Telemedicine.

Atlanta, GA- (May 10, 2016) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, and GA HIMSS, today announced a discussion on Telemedicine and how it has affected doctors and patients. This Thursday from 6:30pm- 9:00pm, TAG Health will hold a conversation with four panelist on how Telemedicine has impacted their practice. Discussions will focus on real life applications through a case study approach focusing on the accomplishments of the esteemed panelist.

Moderator Dr. Jim Morrow of Morrow Family Medicine will lead the audience through a unique look on how Telemedicine has changed patient care and how healthcare practice will be changed as remote medical practices take a stronger hold with healthcare consumers. The panelist include representations from Emory to State Telehealth Programs and Piedmont Healthcare.

Panelists:

  • Matt Gove-Chief Consumer Office, Piedmont Healthcare
  • C. Anne Patterson-MD. Specialized in Maternal/Fetal Medicine
  • Lawrence Phillips-M.D., Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Sherrie Williams-Licenses Clinical Social Worker, Director of State Telehealth Programs and School-Base Telehealth

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 30,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.

The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.  TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org.

About The Georgia HIMSS (GA HIMSS)

The Georgia Chapter of the Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society (GAHIMSS) provides statewide leadership for the advancement and management of healthcare information and technology. Collectively, HIMSS represents more than 40,000 individual members across the country – with GAHIMSS encompassing over 1600 healthcare IT professionals – including many key CIOs from the state’s largest hospitals and healthcare facilities. GAHIMSS is dedicated to improving Healthcare IT locally through advocacy, collaboration and education, and to ensure quality patient care throughout the state of Georgia.

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