2020 Telemedicine/Telehealth Considerations During COVID-19

Course Description

In this webinar you will elarn how to quickly implement telehealth and telemedicine at your podiatry practice. Michael Brody, DPM, will share his experience as a physician during the COVID-19 pandemic and provide helpful pointers that you can put into action immediately.


Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will:

  • Recognize how telehealth and telemedicine can enable continued care of your patients.
  • Understand proper documentation for telehealth and telemedicine services.
  • Receive tips for what to consider during the telehealth and telemedicine session, including managing patient expectations for their telehealth and telemedicine visit. 





PICA is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PICA has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education contact hours.


Intended Audience
Podiatric physicians and Podiatric Office Staff

Time to Complete Activity
1.0 hours

No charge

Commercial Interest
No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.



Michael Brody, DPM
Dr Brody received his undergraduate education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and earned his doctoral degree at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine (NYCPM). He completed his residency at DVAMC Montrose and founded the Podiatric Residency Program at DVAMC Northport and was the first residency director of that program. He has been in private practice since 1989 and is still treating patients in his private practice. He actively participates in MIPS/ MACRA and other Health Information Technology Initiatives. As a result, he understands the impact these technologies have on providers from both the perspective of the doctors who must be compliant with the rules and regulations. Dr Brody has represented the APMA in conference calls with CMS related to the implementation of Certified Technology and meeting Meaningful Use. He works with HL7 and is currently sitting on workgroups that are working on the EHR functional model and a Podiatry Specific profile of the EHR functional model. He has served as a member of the Physicians Committee at HIMSS and brought the perspective of the ambulatory physician to that committee. He served on the Standards and Interoperability Framework and was currently active in the ESMD and EDoC projects. He has served on the ambulatory workgroup at CCHIT, the Physicians Perspective Technical Committee at HITSP, the New York E Health Collaborative and the National E Health Collaborative as well as TC215 to ISO. Dr Brody is the technical editor for Podiatry Management Magazine. Dr Brody has been an active speaker and has presented talks on Health Information Technology at many meeting across the country and presented to various stakeholders in the HIT ecosystem.

Disclosure Statement
In accordance with the Council on Podiatric Medical Education’s Standards, Requirements and Guidelines for Approval of Sponsors of Continuing Education in Podiatric Medicine, any relevant financial relationships of a faculty member with commercial interest must be disclosed to program participants. There are no disclosures to report from the planning committee. Dr. Brody is the CEO of TLD Systems, Chief Compliance Officer for Sammy, Medical Director for MedXpress, CEO for Registry Clearinghouse and a Health Information Technology Consultant for PICA.

Sponsored by the ProAssurance Insurance Company of America (PICA). PICA is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine.

Date Recorded:

Date Activity Terminates:
04/15/2023 (3 years after recorded date)

Note: Participants may only receive contact hours once per course.

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