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New Hollywood Movie Spotlights an Issue that Reaches All the Way to Home Town America: Athletes and Concussions

This week, movie-going audiences across the country can catch a new release called, Concussion, which tells the story of Dr. Bennet Omalu, the first pathologist to discover that brain damage found in long-term boxers can also be found in football players. Omalu named the disease Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). CTE, a degenerative brain disease linked [...]

By | December 29th, 2015|Clinical, Featured, Real World Examples, Telehealth|0 Comments

Save the Date & Early Bird Registration – Don’t Miss #SCTF2016!

Early Bird Registration  The South Central Telehealth Resource Center is pleased to announce the 4th annual South Central Telehealth Forum (#SCTF2016) on August 1-2, 2016. The event is being held at the Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. Early Bird Registration is now open! If you want to BUILD programs and IMPROVE patient outcomes, [...]

CDH LIVE Combines Interpreters, Translators and Telehealth Technology to Remove Barriers and Improve Patient Care

For Spanish-speaking patients and their families, language and cultural barriers can heighten stress and anxiety when receiving medical care. Bridging these gaps requires access to support services that include a staff fluent in English and Spanish along with the proper tools for interpretation and translation. At the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), this [...]

By | November 5th, 2015|Clinical, General, Real World Examples, Technology, Telehealth|0 Comments

Well, I declare! It’s time for another episode of Telehealth Talk! (Episode 4)

  Episode 4 is about the patient experience. Delbert discusses how Telemedicine impacts stroke patients through the AR SAVES program and the patient's comfort level with real-time video consultation. Sarah discusses Angel Eye, a web cam that is available for the families of babies placed in the neonatal intensive care unit. Discussion continues [...]

By | October 13th, 2015|Clinical, Featured, General, Podcasts, Technology, Telehealth|0 Comments

Pull up a rocking chair, and get ready for a new episode of Telehealth Talk! (Episode 3)

  Episode 3 is all about teamwork. Sarah & Delbert discuss the collaboration needed to create a successful Telemedicine healthcare team. Sarah shares a case scenario about a mother and an unborn baby with a heart issue, the process used to identify team members and the resulting care/delivery plan. Delbert discusses how the [...]

By | September 14th, 2015|Clinical, Featured, General, Podcasts, Technology, Telehealth|0 Comments

3 Essential Technology Tools in the Telehealth Toolbox

For many patients, Telehealth/Telemedicine is a new way to receive healthcare. The process can be interesting and scary at the same time. Patients may ask questions, such as: • How is a secure and dependable internet connection established? • How is my privacy protected? • How is my health assessment going to be done? Technology [...]

By | August 28th, 2015|Clinical, General, Growing Your Program, Technology|0 Comments

Grab a glass of sweet tea, and join us for another episode of Telehealth Talk! (Episode 2)

In episode 2, Sarah and Delbert discuss a typical visit to a rural emergency department. Delbert shares his experiences from the rural setting while Sarah shares her experiences from an urban call center. Discussion continues about technology as a tool and not a replacement for the personal touch that a highly-trained healthcare professional brings to patient care. [...]

By | August 20th, 2015|Clinical, Featured, General, Podcasts, Telehealth|0 Comments

Telehealth Champions: Interviews with Support Staff at the Arkansas Trauma Communications Center (ATCC)

Watch for future Telehealth Champions blog posts. These articles will focus on the people who help make Telehealth a reality. It is my pleasure to share their stories and contributions to the health and well being of society. ~ Kimberly McKee ______________________________________________________________________ The Arkansas Trauma Communications Center (ATCC) located in Little Rock, houses the emergency call [...]

By | August 3rd, 2015|Clinical, Real World Examples|0 Comments

Hush up, y’all! It’s time for Telehealth Talk! (Episode 1)

  Telehealth Talk, the only podcast devoted to Telehealth, is now available! In this episode, you will be educated and entertained by Sarah’s and Delbert’s unique, rural Arkansas perspectives. The monthly podcast will feature current Telehealth news, program information and personal experiences. Podcast host, Sarah Rhoads, PhD, DNP, APRN, serves as the Education [...]

Improving Outcomes One Image at a Time: The Trauma Image Repository

As a new member of the SCTRC team, I try to spend a few minutes each day walking the halls and asking questions about Telehealth programs. While learning about programs, I have also been inspired by people who are passionate about making quality, life-changing healthcare a reality for the rural areas of the state. These [...]

By | July 7th, 2015|Clinical, Real World Examples|0 Comments