Back To Schedule
Tuesday, May 5 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Improving Parkinson's Disease Care Through Telemedicine: Issues and Opportunities

Telemedicine, or the remote delivery of health care using telecommunications technology, has become a “hot topic” in health care, and the market for telehealth solutions and access is growing rapidly. Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder after Alzheimer’s disease and requires close interdisciplinary care and frequent medication adjustments, making it an ideal model for the implementation of remote care. This session will discuss the evolving role of telemedicine in the care of patients with Parkinson’s disease and the impact it will have on the assisted living community.


Christopher Hess, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology, UF Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration,, Director, NF/SGVHS PADRECC Consortium Center
Christopher W. Hess, MD, an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine, and directs the Veterans Administration Parkinson's Disease Consortium Center at the North Florida/South Georgia VA Medical Center. Dr. Hess received his medical degree from... Read More →

Tuesday May 5, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm EDT
Tampa Convention Center | Room 15