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Expanding Next-Generation Mobile Broadband: What It Means for Health Care across America

What: Press Teleconference hosted by the Internet Innovation Alliance
When: Thursday, July 28th at 11:00 a.m. ET
Where: Dial-in (RSVP for call-in information)
Why: Explore the impact of expanded mobile broadband on health care

This press teleconference will engage former government officials and experts in a dialogue that will explore the benefits of telemedicine, eHealth and health IT, particularly for rural communities in America. The discussion will also address the impact of expanded next-generation mobile broadband, made possible by network infrastructure investment that will enable Rural America to take advantage of health care technologies. Members of the media will have the opportunity to present questions during the conference call, and questions may also be submitted beforehand to [email protected]

Bruce Mehlman (moderator), co-chairman of the IIA and former Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Technology Policy
Karen Rheuban, past president of the American Telemedicine Association, pediatric cardiologist, professor of pediatrics and associate dean for continuing medical education at the University of Virginia
Charles Dwyer, director of the Maine Center for Disease Control, Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Jack Hutson, executive director, Rhode Island Pharmacists Association
Michael Manley, outreach director, Center for Distance Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences