Jason Close is the Program Manager for the Dignity Health Telemedicine Network (DHTN). He is responsible for the leadership, day-to-day operations, and program implementations of the DHTN. In 3 years Jason helped to advance the DHTN from 15 Partner Sites to more than 40 Partner Sites (Hospitals). The DHTN provides Telehealth services in the acute, ambulatory and home setting. The DHTN provides approximately 1,000 consults per month.
Dr. Karen Davis has been a Family Medicine Physician for over 25 years. Dr. Davis served in the U.S. Army Medical Corp as a family physician and Flight Surgeon and was awarded the Army Commendation Medal for meritorious service.
Mark Disselkoen, MSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Since 2003, he has provided quality assurance, management, technical assistance and training services for state-funded substance abuse treatment and prevention program certification contracts in Idaho, Nevada, and Wyoming.
Tara Kepler, JD, MPA is a law professor and national expert on telemedicine law. She has co-authored a book and multiple book chapters on the topic, and her practice focuses solely on the telehealth industry. Healthcare executives across the country have turned to Ms. Kepler for legal advice on a wide range of corporate compliance and government investigation matters.
Mei Wa Kwong joined CCHP in March 2010, where she works on public policy issues as they impact telehealth on the state and federal level. She is also the project director for the National Telehealth Policy Resource Center.
Dr. Peter A. Pappas MD FACS is a trauma and acute care surgeon and Assistant Professor with the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. As a member of the executive committee of the Florida Committee on Trauma, Dr. Pappas has helped lead efforts to develop telemedicine capabilities for Florida’s system of Trauma Centers.
Denise Pimintel is a RN Coordinator for the Dignity Health Telemedicine Network for the Intensive Care and Outpatient clinic service lines. She has been with the DHTN for two years now and comes to us with 30 years of critical care experience and information technology implementation experience.
Mr. Rosato is a Healthcare Industry Analyst, Informatician, and Business Strategist with over 18 years of marketing and IT experience in a variety of industries. He is a personable, results-driven professional that thrives on meeting new business challenges in the healthcare space.
Ms. Seroka has 20 years of executive business and clinical experience in both private and public health organizations. As an industry expert in telehealth, she specializes in strategic planning and business development. Anna is responsible for Client Solutions within Fonemed’s Business Development and Sales efforts.
Steve Viramontes has worked as a Public Health Nurse for the past 30 years. He has spent 22 of those years working for Indian Health clinics. A majority of his public health experience was gained as the Director of Outreach at both Consolidated Tribal Health in Ukiah, CA and Round Valley Indian Health Center in Covelo, CA.