ProAging Lunch – “The Impact of Telemedicine and Telehealth on Senior Care”

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Date(s) - November 17, 2011
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Virginian

Contact Info:
703-992-1102 [email protected]


“The Impact of Telemedicine and Telehealth on Senior Care” will explain the difference between telehealth and telemedicine and demonstrate why this segment of healthcare for seniors is so important to pay attention to.

The discussion will be led by Dr. Alan Dappen, founder and Chief Medical Officer of DocTalker, a medical practice based out of Vienna, VA has been at the forefront of using telemedicine for providing 24/7 medical consultations to its patients. The practice is a long-time member of the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) and serves as the staff physicians for the association.
Please RSVP to 703-992-1102 or [email protected]

Dr. Alan Dappen graduated from the University of Washington Medical School in 1979. He completed his Family Medicine residency in 1983 at the University of California, Davis program in Modesto, California. A year later, he completed a Song-Brown Fellowship , and then finished coursework in Family Therapy in 1989. He has remained Board-certified in Family Medicine since 1983. Alan has practiced medicine in California, Kenya, Mexico, and since 1992, in Vienna, VA. He is an Associate Clinical Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Department of Family Practice, and recently became a graduate of Leadership Fairfax. Alan has published medical journal articles on diverse topics, including malaria, nutrition, and smoking. Thanks to his years living abroad, he speaks Spanish fluently. Alan is the founder of DocTalker Family Medicine and doctokr Inc.

Additional panel participants:

Clishia Taylor, RN, MBA, DMIN (CAND) and Founder of American Healthcare Professionals, which offers telehealth and monitoring services. AHCP is a member of the ATA.
Kelly Besecker, Vice President of Sales and Marketing of AFrame Digital, a locally based firm offering remote monitoring devices and software and the integration of data received from a variety of different devices