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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

Calming a Nervous System: Managing Rural Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Patients through Technology

Join us Thursday, June 18th for the next Quarterly Thought Conference from the South Central Telehealth Resource Center, LearnTelehealth.org.  This webinar is part of the ongoing, collaborative National Webinar Series from the National Telehealth Resource Center consortium. June's telehealth-focused event features Jeffrey Pinto, BSN, CRRN. Mr. Pinto is the Clinical Services Manager for Arkansas' TRIUMPH program which includes a healthcare-staffed call [...]

By | May 21st, 2015|Clinical, Real World Examples|0 Comments

New Webinar: Telehealth for Women & Children

Join us Friday, April 10th for the next Quarterly Thought Conference from the South Central Telehealth Resource Center and LearnTelehealth.org. Sarah Kinder, PhD, DNP, APRN, Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Primary Investigator for the South Central Telehealth Resource Center will discuss Telehealth innovations in women’s health, neonatal care, and [...]

By | March 31st, 2015|Clinical, General, Real World Examples|0 Comments

mHealth Postpartum Monitoring at UAMS

On May 1, the ANGELS (Antenatal and Neonatal Guidelines, Education and Learning System) program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Center for Distance Health in Little Rock, Ark. started monitoring women participating in a new telehealth study. The mHealth Postpartum Monitoring study includes women who during pregnancy were diagnosed as having pre-eclampsia, [...]

By | February 17th, 2015|Clinical, Real World Examples|Comments Off on mHealth Postpartum Monitoring at UAMS

Get to Know Vanderbilt Telemedicine

Vanderbilt Telemedicine offers high-quality care to patients and 24/7 neurology consults to providers, services that otherwise would not be available in rural communities. When used appropriately, telemedicine can save lives and make care more efficient for everyone. Benefits for Providers Hospitals and providers throughout Tennessee and surrounding states can consult with Vanderbilt specialists through telemedicine, offering [...]

By | February 12th, 2015|Clinical, Real World Examples, Telehealth|Comments Off on Get to Know Vanderbilt Telemedicine

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 [...]

By | July 11th, 2014|Clinical, General, Growing Your Program|0 Comments