Where is Telehealth and Telemedicine in Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee?
Telehealth and Telemedicine is a two-way connection…you have to know who you can call and partner with! The SCTRC is on a mission to collect the contact information for every site in the tri-state area using Telehealth and Telemedicine – and we need your help! Please send us your end points! We need site names, […]
Telemedicine is Gaining Ground!
Twenty-one states now mandate private insurance coverage, which doubles the number of states over the past two years. Now the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved several requests by the American Telemedicine Association to expand healthcare services eligible for reimbursement. Coverage has been proposed for medical services, remote testing, and non-face-to-face chronic […]
Quarterly Webinar: Reducing Chronic Heart Failure Readmissions Using Telehealth
Join us on Thursday, July 17, 2014 for a free online webinar that will demonstrate how the employment of telehealth technology can impact your readmission rates. Overview: In July of 2012 the UAMS Medical Center CHF Bundled Payment Committee was charged with reducing 30-day all cause readmissions (RA) in this population. After implementation of quality […]
Legislative Update – Summer 2014
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. You may visit their webpage by clicking the following link: http://telehealthpolicy.us/laws/pending/state LEGISLATION Approved Legislation State Bill # Status Summary Mississippi […]
Second Annual South Central Telehealth Forum Highlights
This year’s conference theme “Moving Forward” challenged attendees to think about the next steps for their program in relation to each presentation. Carl W. Taylor, JD, Executive Director of the Fraser Institute for Health and Risk Analytics, presented the keynote address: “When the Only Certainty is Uncertainty.” “Launching Your Project,” “Sustaining Your Project,” and “Advancing […]
South Central Advisory Council Meets in Little Rock
The 2013-2015 South Central Telehealth Research Center (SCTRC) Advisory Board held its kick-off meeting Thursday, May 8th in downtown Little Rock. The Board is comprised of Telehealth leaders from Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Carl W. Taylor, JD, Executive Director of the Fraser Institute for Health and Risk Analytics led the enthusiastic exchange among the membership […]