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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

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

Free Webinar! Re-Thinking the Way Primary Care and Specialists Work Together

The National Telehealth Webinar Series Presented by the National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers Moving Knowledge, Not Patients: Re-Thinking the Way Primary Care and Specialists Work Together for improved quality, value, and patient experience June 15, 2017 2:00pm EDT/ 1:00 pm CDT Hosted by: The Center for Connected Health Policy and the Northeast Telehealth Resource [...]

UMMC Shares Telehealth Experience with High School Students

Megan Duet is a Project Manager at the Center for Telehealth, University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) in Jackson. In her role, she also provides outreach support for the South Central Telehealth Resource Center. Over the past year, Megan and the staff from the Center for Telehealth have attended multiple health career fairs focused on [...]

Learn Telehealth Newsletter Archive

The Learn Telehealth Newsletter is a monthly publication that provides the most current information about events, upcoming and archived webinars, podcast episodes, blogs, online course modules and informative videos. To receive the monthly newsletter in your email, sign up here. To view a newsletter, click a link below.       2017 May March February [...]

Why the need for research in health care technology? (Episode 13)

  Episode 13, recorded at the SEARCH2017 inaugural meeting held in Leesburg, Virginia, on April 4 & 5, features the plenary presentation, “Why the need for research in health care technology?” The speaker is Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD, Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Emory University. Krupinski states, “Research drives technology. Technology drives research. [...]

Call for Abstracts and Didactic Proposals – SEARCH2017 Fall Symposium

Quick Links: Register for the Fall Symposium Submit a Call for Abstracts Submit a Didactic Proposal Review Growing List of Confirmed Speakers   Jefferson Health and JeffConnect will host the next SEARCH2017 Telehealth Research Symposium on October 5 & 6 in Philadelphia. The symposium will connect health researchers, academicians and visionaries in telehealth and telemedicine [...]