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Inaugural Flagstaff ATP Telemedicine Training: Sellout Crowd and Great Reviews By Nan cy Ro w e o n April 4, 2014 T he inaugural Northern Arizona presentation of the Arizona Telemedicine Program (ATP) and Southwest Telehealth Resource Center (SWTC) telemedicine training conference was a resounding success, with a sellout crowd and nationally recognized speakers representing several high-profile Arizona telehealth programs. The ATP and SWTRC presented the full-day “Arizona Telemedicine Course: Applications, Infrastructure, Reimbursement” at Flagstaff Medical Center on Tuesday, April 1. “I think it’s well rounded and I appreciate the opportunity to have this in northern Arizona,” said Cheri Wells, Director of Behavioral Health for Flagstaff-based Native Americans for Community Action, which started a telebehavioral health program about a month ago. “I’ve learned a lot about the big picture of telemedicine and its administration as well. I really appreciate learning about all the resources that are available online and through ATP.” The conference provided an overview of telemedicine as well as an in-depth look at clinical applications. Designed for those who are new to telemedicine as well as those interested in expanding the scope 38 of their telemedicine services, it included discussions of: • Telemedicine, teleheal