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SEARCH is Headed to the West Coast

Register Today for SEARCH 2018! Submit your abstract online!   The Society for Education and the Advancement of Research in Connected Health will hold its SEARCH 2018 symposium at the Roth Auditorium at the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine in La Jolla, (San Diego) California, on October 24-25. Abstracts are being accepted until midnight (12 AM CST) on [...]

By | April 23rd, 2018|Connected Health SEARCH 2018, Featured|0 Comments

Step 2: Identify a telehealth champion

The Health Care Professional's Guide to Successful Telehealth Program Development is a blog series that provides a step-by-step approach to telehealth program development. Click here to access the blog series and step-by-step checklist.     The telehealth champion is focused on creating the changes needed to implement a successful program or service. Under his/her leadership, [...]

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!

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 technology • Define next steps in your learning [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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