Program Description: 

The Milwaukee Academy of Medicine hosts eight educational presentations every year: once a month from January through May, and again from September through November.  Distinguished national and local medical experts share their knowledge and experiences on topics of interest to a broad spectrum of medical practitioners.  The didactic presentations are comprised of traditional audio-visual modalities, a discussion period involving Q&A, and the sharing of personal experiences by audience members to facilitate expert commentary and further discussion.

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Reservations are required to attend any of our programs. There is a charge for dinner and beverages.


ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Target audience: 

Physicans of all medical specialties.

Learning objectives: 

At the end of this session, I will be able to:

1. Understand the current and future possibilities of Telehealth

2. Understand the common blockers and potential solutions for  adoption of Telehealth in their practice

3. Gain an understanding of the integration of technology into the healthcare system



Faculty & credentials: 
Planning Committee:
Matthew Lee, MD
Jack Kleinman, MD
Ellen Blank, MD
Carol Pohl, MD
Alonzo Walker, MD
Tod Poremski, MD
Daryl Melzer, MD
Arthur Derse, MD, JD
Program Director: Matthew Lee, MD
All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose except the following person(s):
Name                                                 Company                 Role
Kristi Henderson, DNP                       Med2Market            Consulting
                                                          Amazon                   Employment






Amy L. John
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 456-8249


1,351st  Meeting

Milwaukee Academy of Medicine

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019


Wisconsin Club

900 W. Wisconsin Avenue

COCKTAILS 6:00 P.M.        DINNER 6:30 P.M.          PRESENTATION 7:30 P.M.

Dinner $48   Drink options available for a separate charge.





High Tech & High Touch - The Promise & Possibilities of Telehealth



Kristi Henderson, DNP

Industry Operations Specialist, Amazon


Former Vice President, Patient Access, Healthcare Transformation & Virtual Care/Managing Director, GoodHealth for Ascension Health


The presentation will cover insights into the current and future possibilities of Telehealth. The common blockers & potential solutions for adoption will be discussed for attendees to consider for their practice. Come join the discussion and fresh perspectives on the integration of technology into the healthcare delivery system. 

Dr. Henderson is a healthcare executive with over 20 years of experience as a digital health leader, innovator, health advocate, educator, researcher and clinician. Before joining Amazon, she launched AscensionConnect and led the virtual care, digital health and customer access strategy for Ascension Health. She is a Clinical Professor of Population Health at the Dell Medical School at UT-Austin. She has a long history of success in using digital health tools to enable and scale new models of care. Her statewide Telehealth model in Mississippi was recognized as one of only two Centers of Excellence by HRSA.

Henderson focuses on the design & development of innovative healthcare delivery models but also on the policy, regulations and workforce necessary to advance Telehealth. She has testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation’s Subcommittee on “Advancing Telehealth through Connectivity,” as well as the Subcommittee on Rural Health and the White House Domestic Policy Council. She has made numerous presentations across the country, including TEDx and SXSW, to advance telehealth policy and share innovative new models of care.

Henderson received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She maintains national certification as a family and acute care nurse practitioner.


Session date: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Wisconsin Club
900 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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