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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: Signed by [...]

By | November 27th, 2017|Legislation Update, Uncategorized|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 [...]

Telehealth Talk: What Nurses and Nurse Practitioners Need to Know – AR Edition (Episode 14)

  Episode 14 features Dr. Sarah Rhoads, Education Director, Center for Distance Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and Program Director, South Central Telehealth Resource Center. Listen as Dr. Rhoads discusses the important role of nurses and nurse practitioners in coordinating care using technology; legal, ethical, and regulatory issues surrounding telehealth; and [...]

Quarterly Thought Conference and Telehealth Talk Mashup! Recruiting a New Generation of Healthcare Professionals

The Quarterly Thought Conference and the Telehealth Talk podcast fuse for this unique student-focused learning experience!   Listen as Megan Duet, Project Manager, the Center for Telehealth, University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), discusses how she and her team use information and technology to share the telehealth experience and potential career opportunities with [...]

Quarterly Thought Conference: Recruiting a New Generation of Health Care Professionals

Click here to register! According to the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC), medical professionals are in greater demand now more than ever. Engaging students early on in their career planning stage helps to educate them about a career most have never heard about. Listen in on August 24 at 3 PM CST as Michael [...]

South Central Legislative/Regulatory Update – August 2017

The following is a list of legislative activities for telehealth and telemedicine within the South Central region (AR, MS, and TN). A special thanks goes to the Center for Connected Health Policy for providing this information. Click here to visit their webpage.   LEGISLATION Passed Legislation State Bill # Status Summary Arkansas SB 146 2/17/17: Signed [...]

By | August 11th, 2017|Featured, General, Legislation Update|0 Comments

Press Release: South Central Telehealth Resource Center Grant Renewal

South Central Telehealth Resource Center at UAMS Receives $975,000 in Renewal of Grant Funding LITTLE ROCK —  The South Central Telehealth Resource Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received a three-year grant totaling $975,000, renewing its funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), part of the U.S. Department [...]

By | August 8th, 2017|Featured, General|0 Comments