CHQI Activities at the 2018 American Telemedicine Conference

Headed to the 2018 American Telemedicine Association Conference this year?  We invite you to connect with the CHQI team in a variety of ways:

1) Register for CHQI’s Pre-Conference Accreditation Workshop on Saturday, April 28 from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.  The workshop is designed to guide you step-by-step through the Telemedicine Accreditation Program application process, including tips for writing a successful application.

We invite you to use code “CHQI” for a free workshop registration (normally $295) when signing up for the ATA Conference. All workshop attendees also receive a complimentary copy of the Telemedicine Accreditation Program Standards (a $495 value).

2) Stop by the ClearHealth Quality Institute booth (#1031) to listen in on one of our Accreditation Briefings.  These 10-minute presentations by telemedicine accreditation experts will offer brief, high-level overviews on a variety of topics. No additional registration is required.  Check out the schedule below or click here to download a .pdf.

  • Sunday, April 29th, 4:00pm: The Value of Accreditation (presented by Michael Gomes, Founding Executive, BenefitMall)
  • Sunday, April 29th, 4:20pm: Accreditation ROI (presented by Julie O’Brien, President, AliCare Medical Management)
  • Sunday, April 29th, 4:40pm: Accreditation Standards Development Process (presented by Alexis Gilroy, Partner, Jones Day, and Co-Chair CHQI Telemedicine Standards Committee)
  • Monday, April 30, 12:40pm: Accreditation Clinical Requirements (presented by Bill Lewis, MD, MBA, former CMO, GlobalMed, Senior Consultant Telemedicine, Humana, and Co-Chair CHQI Telemedicine Standards Committee)
  • Monday, April 30, 1:00pm: Accreditation Administrative Requirements (presented by Doug Clarke, Executive Director of Accreditation, ClearHealth Quality Institute
  • Monday, April 30, 1:20pm: The Future of Telemedicine Accreditation (presented by Garry Carneal, Founder, ClearHealth Quality Institute)

3) CHQI Founder Garry Carneal will serve as a presenter in a session titled “Connected to Recovery: Telemedicine’s Solutions to the Opioid Crisis” on Monday, April 30 at 3:00 PM. With the opioid overdose epidemic claiming more than 175 lives every day, America is facing a dire public health crisis unlike any our generation has ever seen.

4) Just pop in to say hello!  (Booth #1031) All visitors will receive a 10% discount* on the new Telemedicine Accreditation Program, the only accreditation program recognized by the ATA.

Questions?  Don’t hesitate to reach out to us at or 410-756-1300.

*ATA Conference attendees receive a 10% discount on the Telemedicine Accreditation Program if the Accreditation contract is fully executed by all parties by May 15, 2018.

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