InTouch Health Hosts Fifth Annual Forum on Clinical Innovations in Remote Healthcare

Showcasing a Growing Suite of Remote Presence Solutions

Santa Barbara, CA, July 21, 2010 – InTouch Technologies® (d.b.a. InTouch Health®), the world leader in Remote Presence healthcare solutions, today announced that it will be hosting the Fifth Annual Remote Presence Clinical Innovations Forum from 
July 22 – 24, 2010 in Santa Barbara, California. 

The keynote address on the future of telemedicine will be presented by Dr. Bernard Harris, a former NASA astronaut who conducted the first telemedicine conference from space with the Mayo Clinic. Clinical presentations will also be given by an esteemed faculty on their findings and experiences related to telemedicine and InTouch Health’s suite of Remote Presence endpoint devices. 


REMOTE PRESENCE CLINICAL INNOVATIONS FORUM FACULTY 

Joey Chau
Program Manager- Intuitive Surgical
Antonio Chemor, MS
Chief Executive, High Specialty Hospitals Division- Ministry of Health
Kevin Chung, MD
Major- United States Army Medical Corp
Medical Intensivist- United States Army Institute of Surgical Research
Bart Demaerschalk, MD, MSc, FRCP(C)
Director- Mayo Clinic Telestroke Program
Professor of Neurology- Mayo Clinic
Dana Giarrizzi, DO
Hospitalist/Remote Presence Services- Eagle Hospital Physicians
Bernard Harris, MD, MBA
CEO & Managing Director- Vesalius Ventures, Inc
Former NASA Astronaut
Po Huang, MD
Council Member- Saint Alphonsus Health System Integrated Delivery Network
President- Idaho Emergency Physicians
Medical Director- Emergency Specialist Program
Michael Jong, MB, BS, MRCP(UK), FCFP, FRRMS, CHE
Vice President, Medical Services- Labrador Grenfell Regional Health Authority
Professor, Family Medicine- Memorial University
Jason Knight, MD
Medical Director, Emergency Transport Services- Children’s Hospital of Orange County
Kent Kreurder, MD, FACS
General Surgeon- Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
Jonathan Linkous
CEO- American Telemedicine Association
Peter Lim, MD
Director of Robotics- Gynecologist & Oncologist- Renown Health
Michael Meza, MD
Family Practice Physician- Clearwater Valley Hospital and Clinics
Connie Parliament, RN, MSN, CNRN
Clinical Director, Neuroscience Services- St. Joseph Mercy Oakland
Herb Rogove, DO, FCCM
President/CEO- c3o Medical Group 
Doug Romer, RN, BS
Executive Director, Patient Care Services- Grand Ronde Hospital
Richard Sanders, MPH
Director, Telemedicine Services- Eagle Hospital Physicians
Gilberto Vazquez, MD, PhD
Department Head, Telepresence- Maternal Perinatal Hospital, Institute of Health of the State of Mexico
Professor- University of the State of Mexico
Paul M. Vespa, MD
Professor, Neurosurgery and Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine- University of California, Los Angeles
Director, Neurocritical Care Program- UCLA Health Sciences Center
Michael Ward, MA, FACHE
Executive Director, Corporate Development- Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
John Whapham, MD, MS
Medical Director, Endovascular Surgery- Loyola University Health System
Medical Director- Loyola Stroke Network
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery/Neurology- Loyola University
Mitchell Wilson, MD, SFHM
Corporate Medical Director- Eagle Hospital Physicians

Yulun Wang
Founder, Chairman and CEO- InTouch Health

About InTouch Health
InTouch Health provides comprehensive telemedicine solutions that enable physicians to perform real-time consults with hospital patients. Through a single interface, physicians can access a host of FDA-cleared Remote Presence devices to provide and document care into emergency rooms, critical care units, patient wards and operating rooms. Wherever access to medical expertise is limited, InTouch Health’s Remote Presence telemedicine solutions can effectively extend the physician’s reach to manage patient care, thereby removing critical time and distance barriers. 

The Company has more than 300 hospital locations on six continents using Remote Presence to deliver specialty care services such as stroke, critical care coverage, cardiology, trauma, pediatrics, neonatology, behavioral health, patient rounds, translation services, clinical education and surgical/procedure mentoring.