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By: Kevin Asp on June 2nd, 2016

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What to Expect at the 38th AAST Annual Meeting: Implementing Telemedicine at Your Sleep Center

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Join us at the AAST's 38th Annual Meeting to review best practices on implementing telemedicine

On Sunday June 12, Barry Fields, MD,  will review best practices on implementing telemedicine at your sleep center.

Fields_Photo_1.jpgAbout Dr. Fields

Dr. Fields completed his undergraduate education at Cornell University in 2003 and obtained his MD at the University of Rochester School of Medicine in 2007.

He trained in Internal Medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital from 2007-2010, serving an additional year as Chief Resident.

He then moved to the University of Pennsylvania where he completed a clinical sleep medicine fellowship in 2012, a postdoctoral research fellowship in 2014, and earned his Master of Education (MSEd) degree in 2015.

Under the direction of Dr. Samuel Kuna, he trained extensively in sleep telemedicine and researched its application in remote outpatient settings. Dr. Fields became an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Emory University in 2014.

As a core faculty member for the Emory Sleep Medicine fellowship, he enjoys working closely with trainees. He practices sleep medicine at the Atlanta VA Medical Center where he directs the sleep telemedicine and home sleep testing programs. His research focuses on telemedicine-based strategies to promote sleep health in underserved, rural populations.

Here is what Dr. Fields will present during  Sunday's general track session on June 12 from 10:15-11:15am 

Telemedicine - Implementation

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the biggest opportunities and challenges of implementation.

  2. Understand factors that may make a program successful.

  3. Discuss an implementation model.

We hope to see you at the 38th Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado in June! Click on the image below to register! Registration will be available on-site as well.

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