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Telehealth & You: Legal Risks and Benefits of this New Technology

with Victor Waters, MD, J.D., F.C.L.M and Doug Sumaraga

Date: December 20, 2022
Time: 11:30AM EST | 9:30AM MT | 8:30AM PST
Duration: 30 Minutes

For this session of ViTel Signs, we’re sharing a special conversation from the Global Health Impact Network World Conference with Doug Sumaraga and Victor Waters, M.D., J.D., F.C.L.M. This fireside chat from the 2022 GHIN World Conference discuss the role of telehealth in the ICU, AI in telehealth, advancements in remote patient monitoring, and how telehealth impacts legal risks in healthcare.

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Victor Waters

Victor Waters, M.D., J.D., F.C.L.M.

Victor Waters, M.D., J.D., F.C.L.M. has more than 25 years of clinical experience in both internal and emergency medicine. He earned his undergraduate degree from Brown University in Providence, R.I., medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and a Juris Doctorate from Rutgers University Law School in Newark, N.J. He is board certified in internal medicine and a non-practicing attorney admitted to the New York State Bar.

Dr. Waters is Board Certified in Legal Medicine through the American Board of Legal Medicine and a Fellow in The American College of Legal Medicine (ACLM) the country’s most prominent professional society that is focused on the intersection of law and medicine.

Throughout his career, Dr. Waters has lectured about his passion: reducing malpractice risk. Currently Dr. Waters is Chief Medical Officer for a tertiary medical center located in Los Angeles California and has served on several national committees, including one addressing tort reform. Dr. Waters holds an appointment as Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of California Riverside (UCR) School of Medicine.


Doug Sumaraga

Doug is a serial entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience managing and developing technology firms in the Silicon Valley as CTO, COO, & CEO.  As a strategic advisor and technology consultant to several Fortune 50 companies (IBM, SAP, Apple, Adobe, Agilent, Microsoft, HP, Northrop Grumman, Boeing among them), Doug offers business acumen and technical expertise as a transformational leader, architect, and “let’s get it done” executor. 

Doug holds Biology (pre-med) and Medical Technology degrees in the Adventist Educational Health System and found his passion in technology continuing his post grad studies in Informatics and programming at UC Berkeley.

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