Previous Programs

Digital Front Door:  

On February 8th, we shared some of the latest strategies and resources for digital engagement by incumbents and hear a debate as to its strengths and weaknesses, and how we can expect the battle for healthcare consumer engagement to play out in the coming years.


Flyer  Video of Forum



Partnership for a Connected Illinois held “The Illinois Telehealth Awards” virtual event on December 2, 2021. 


Flyer   Registration   Video of the 2021 Awards 

New Players Forum 3—Payment Methodologies and Issues for Digital Health

The third part of the “New Players in Telehealth” series concluded on November 10 with a virtual discussion on health payment methodologies and challenges for innovative digital health delivery models and devices. 


Flier   Video of Forum



New Players: Forum 2: What Digital Device Innovations Do We Expect Now and in the Near Future

The rapid expansion in the development of digital devices raises questions that we hope to address through our panelists who represent key digital health players Omron Healthcare, Fitbit and Samsung, and, as industry experts, will share their insights along with their companies’ products. Forum held on Wednesday: October 13, 2021 at Noon CST

Flyer  Video of Forum


Equity Forum 3

How Technology Can Help Medical-Legal Partnerships Address Social Determinants of Health

Forum was held on Thursday, October 7, 2021.



New Players: Forum 1: Emerging Digital Health Players & Healthcare

In this virtual forum held on September 15th, our panel of industry experts shared inights on emerging digital health players—Amazon, Best Buy, CVS, and others—and their new and upcoming innovative healthcare product and service delivery models.


Flyer   Register Here   Video of the Forum


Telehealth Equity Forum 2—How Broadband Can Promote Equity

It is critical to take specific acions to eliminate barriers associated with the equitable deployment and utlization of telehealth services. Affordable connection to the Internet is a link for vulnerable communities to access through telehealth care they need.


Flier   Video of the Forum


Telehealth Equity Forum 1—Projects That Use Telehealth to Remedy Inequities.

PCI presented a the first in a series series of virtual Forums on Telhealth Equity. It was held on June 29th.


   Flyer  Video of Forum  

Envisioning the Future of Telehealth: Policies to Ensure a Continuum of Care for MH and SUD Patients

A Virtual 2020 Telehealth Law & Policy Forum was held on Wednesday, July 29, 2020.




The Partnership for a Connected Illinois (PCI), sponsored the 2020 Awards for Excellence in Telehealth Leadership on December 11th. Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, Norwegian Hospital and Jersey Community Hospital were award recipients. A full video of the event is available below.


Video of 2020 Awards    Awards Program Booklet  


 Past Awardees


A Virtual Forum on Telehealth & Oncology During the Fight Against COVID-19 & Its Aftermath

Social distancing, lockdowns, and closure of schools and childcare services were instituted to help prevent transmission of COVID-19. But cancer does not wait for the pandemic to be resolved. This Forum, held on July 2, 2020, explored the ways telehealth can provide the vital and essential care demanded within the field of oncology.

Audio Recording of Event




Telehealth opportunities & challenges for physician practices during COVID-19

On June 2, 2020, Partnership for a Connected Illinois sponsored a webinar addressing physician perspectives on expanded telehealth opportunities and related challenges during the COVID-19 emergency and beyond. A sound recording of the webinar is available here.






On May 19, 2020, PCI sponsored a free Virtual Telehealth Law & Policy Forum on Using Telehealth in Long-term Healthcare Facilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic.





On May 4, 2020, PCI sponsored a free virtual Telehealth Law & Policy Forum on Behavioral Telehealth & the Fight Against COVID-19 & Its Aftermath



Slide Show






On April 1, 2020, PCI sponsored a free virtual Telehealth Law & Policy Forum on Telehealth Opportunities and Challenges During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency





 PCI has sponsored Law Forums since 2016. Here are some of the agendas from past forums.


September 5, 2019

September 20, 2018

September 12, 2017

May 16, 2017

September 13, 2016

June 7, 2016

April 6, 2016