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Telehealth Task Force


The mission of the TNG Telehealth Task Force is to promote telehealth as a sustainable choice of delivery service for health care professionals through research and evidence based best practice guidelines. We plan to accomplish this by  engaging, collaborating, and promoting education, research, practice, and networking in telehealth across inter-disciplinary group of rehabilitation professionals, comprising academicians, clinicians, researchers, rehabilitation and consumer technology industry members, and end-users.




Thank you for being a part of the TNG Telehealth Task Force! We love that the ACRM attracts the most passionate interdisciplinary mix of rehabilitation pros from around the world. What an honor to collaborate with such driven individuals. We hope to meet with you at our upcoming networking group meeting to discuss current projects and opportunities for contribution and collaboration.

The Telehealth Task Force is looking for members to join us in our efforts to reach our strategic goals throughout the year.  If you wish to participate in our task force, please contact Kristen Weidner.


TNG Telehealth Task Force Meeting

SAVE the DATE! This group meets the third Thursday of each month.

Date: Thursday, 15 September

Time: 11:00 AM ET

 We hope to see you there!



Tammy Richmond, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA

Tammy Richmond, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA


Task Force Contact for: Telehealth Policy & Practice Inquiries

Sutanuka Bhattacharjya, PhD, MS, OTR/L

Sutanuka Bhattacharjya, PhD, MS, OTR/L


Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA
Task Force Contact for: Telehealth Educational Inquiries

Kristen Weidner, MS, CCC-SLP

Kristen Weidner, MS, CCC-SLP


PhD Student, Department of Rehabilitation  Sciences
College of Health Sciences, University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
Task Force Contact for: Task Force Membership Inquiries


  • Champion ACRM Telehealth’s Value Proposition: advocate for research and education  in telehealth best practice standards to become the leading voice of information about  telehealth emerging models of care delivery, transformative healthcare delivery models,  and healthcare outcomes (Webportal page: expert support, educational sources, etc)
  • Mobilize ACRM’s Resources to Effective Transformation: promote value and advance  telehealth innovation through guided member engagement with the promotion of quality  standards that reassure telehealth’s key end users, including providers, payers and  patients. (Resources: Official Best Practice Standards, etc)
  • Empower Innovation and Change: create strong industry awareness among all  membership and outside stakeholders and promote ACRM membership and member  retention rates through educational and informational outreach strategies



  • Evolved from Pandemic Task Force into Telehealth Task Force
  • Telehealth Task Force established and co-chairs appointed in April 2021
  • Developed mission and goals



This database was compiled by the Technology Networking Group Telehealth Task Force to engage and educate professionals, medical professionals, and consumers about telehealth. Topics cover general information, policy and professional issues, best practices, and more.


Interested in joining us to hear from experts from the field? The ACRM Technology Networking Group hosts a Tech Talk. Please check the lineup frequently, as we are constantly adding new content.

Webinars are live and may have a limited number of participant spots available, so plan to log in a few minutes in advance. People participating in the live webinars will have the opportunity to ask the speaker questions, using the chat feature of the webinar platform. Recorded webinars will be posted for later viewing.