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NCTRC Webinar Series/Quarterly Thought Conference ARCHIVED

Expanding Quality Metrics to Include Telehealth Click here to view presentation. In 2017, the National Quality Forum (NQF) developed a framework that provides a guide to the development of measures that assess and evaluate telehealth in the areas of access to care, cost, effectiveness, and the overall patient/provider experience. Join Jason Goldwater, MA, MPA, PMP, Senior Director, [...]

Telehealth Policy 2018: Keeping You In The Know

In 2018, updates and changes impacted telehealth policy across the nation. On March 15, Mei Wa Kwong, JD, Executive Director, and Christine Calouro, Policy Associate, from the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) presented a National Telehealth Resource Center webinar to provide an update on federal and state telehealth policy actions and to discuss issues that may arise [...]

Telehealth Journey with Dr. Curtis Lowery (Episode 17)

  Episode 17 features Dr. Curtis Lowery, MD, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist, Chairperson,  Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Director for the Center for Distance Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock. Listen as Dr. Lowery discusses how growing up on a farm in Alabama helped him understand the health care needs [...]

Free Webinar: Telehealth 101! Register today!

Join us on February 13 at noon CST Register Here! Every month on the Second Tuesday at noon, the South Central Telehealth Resource Center offers Telehealth 101 – The Easy Basics of Telehealth and Telemedicine. This one-hour, interactive presentation will help you: • Define basic definitions • Discover benefits • Identify potential applications • Explore [...]

National TRC Webinar Series: Expanding Quality Metrics to Include Telehealth

Expanding Quality Metrics to Include Telehealth Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 1 PM CDT Register Today! Telehealth services have advanced through mobile health devices, remote monitoring technologies and store-and-forward capabilities and have supplemented the use of videoconferencing in ways that help to provide care in many clinical areas, including chronic disease, stroke, behavioral health and dermatology. [...]

By | January 31st, 2018|Featured, Real World Examples, Telehealth|0 Comments

South Central Legislative/Regulatory Update – November 2017

The following is a list of legislative activities compiled by the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) for telehealth and telemedicine within the South Central region (AR, MS, and TN). CCHP has a pending legislation/regulation webpage located at the following link: http://cchpca.org/state-laws-and-reimbursement-policies.     LEGISLATION Passed Legislation State Bill # Status Summary Arkansas SB 146 2/17/17: [...]

By | November 27th, 2017|Legislation Update|0 Comments

Telehealth and the CHRONIC Act of 2017 (S. 870)

The CHRONIC Act – Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic Care Act – passed the U.S. Senate on September 14, 2017. The act, which is now being reviewed in the U.S. House of Representatives, allows for an expansion of telehealth/telemedicine coverage under the Medicare Advantage Plan B. Medicare Advantage Plan B is [...]

By | October 24th, 2017|Featured, General, Telehealth|0 Comments

HRSA Announces Awards for Telehealth Centers of Excellence

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) were recently awarded $600,000 grants and recognized as national Telehealth Centers of Excellence by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. As the only two national Telehealth Centers of [...]

By | October 9th, 2017|General|0 Comments

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By | September 28th, 2017|General, Telehealth|0 Comments

Can you identify 7 qualities of a successful telehealth program?

Consumer need is driving the development of telehealth programs across the country. Consumers want healthcare that is: easy-to-access cost-effective convenient quality-focused Provider access to affordable broadband and delivery methods, such as smart phones, tablets and iPads, are driving telehealth to become a delivery platform that can meet consumer needs. On a daily basis, healthcare professionals [...]