Episode 18 features Natassja Manzanero, Telehealth Resource Center Program Coordinator for the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (OAT), Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources, and Services Administration (HRSA).

HRSA’s mission is to promote the use of telehealth technologies for health care delivery, education, and health information services. Listen as Natassja discusses resources that can help you on your telehealth journey.

Topics covered include:

  • Programs available through the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
  • Grant programs available through OAT
  • Role of the National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers
  • Overview of key telehealth policy issues

Natassja wraps up her presentation with an introduction of the Federal Telehealth Compendium, which includes a wide range of telehealth activities across agencies; and the National Quality Forum (NQF), which is working to develop a set of guiding principles that will measure of quality of care in telehealth.

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This episode, recorded at HIMSS18, is approximately 15 minutes.

Resources

HIMSS 2018 – Manzanero Slide Presentation

HIMSS 2018 – Interoperability Showcase About Stroke