Heather Dimeris

Director, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth


Health Resources and Services Administration

Heather Dimeris serves as the Director for the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (OAT), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) at U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She is a Captain (CAPT) in the United States Public Health Service (USPHS).

The Office promotes telehealth as a way to deliver health care, and supports the Department of Health & Human Services’ (HHS) telehealth efforts to expand access and improve health outcomes.

Throughout her career, CAPT Dimeris has been committed to expanding health care access to advance the public’s health, particularly in the area of telehealth. Her work included the creation of multiple telehealth grant programs including the Substance Abuse Telehealth Network Grant Program, the Tele-Behavioral Health Network Grant Program, the Telehealth Broadband Pilot Program, the Telehealth Center of Excellence Grant Program, and the Telehealth Technology-Enabled Learning Program.


1:40 PM - 2:10 PM

Friday April 28, 2023

Improving Access to Care by Integrating Telehealth Services

  • Understand how HHS is tapping into telehealth to improve access to healthcare
  • Learn new ways the Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) Telehealth Network grantees are building the evidence-base for DTC telehealth
  • Identify HHS resources available to help providers and patients integrate telehealth into their healthcare services
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