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V-04 - Office for the Advancement of Telehealth Grant Programs

Sunday, April 29
3:10 PM - 3:19 PM
Location: Innovation Zone, Booth 434

Since 2002, the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (OAT) has funded hundreds of grantees building telehealth networks connecting thousand of sites for telehealth service, OAT has also supported Telehealth Resource Centers that provide a wide range of public information and services to help telehealth providers. OAT has funded telehealth research, work on license portability, and other programs to advance telehealth. This presentation will summarize OAT's programs and highlight how they may benefit clinicians and facilities starting, expanding, or considering telehealth services. The presentation will explain how to be aware of upcoming funding opportunities.

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William L. England

Director
Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, HRSA

William England is director of the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (OAT) in the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy at HRSA. Bill joined OAT in 2016. He started work in telehealth at CMS/Medicare, followed by 15 years as Director and Vice President of the FCC/USAC Rural Health Care Program. He is a Fellow and former Director of the American Telemedicine Association. Prior to telehealth, Bill was an assistant professor of Industrial Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a Robert Wood Johnson Healthcare Financing Fellow and a biomedical engineer at Indiana University Health (Regenstrief Institute) in Indianapolis. He has a BS and MS in Electrical Engineering and a PhD in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and a law degree from the University of Maryland.

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