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2017 Annual Conference – Mississippi Telehealth Association

The Mississippi Telehealth Association is having its state conference on March 22, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson. Guest speakers include Trace Swartzfager (St. Dominic Hospital); Tracy Walsh (Advisory Board Company); Therese Hannah (Center for Mississippi Health Policy); Kevin Hankins (C Spire); Kim McKee (South Central Telehealth Resource Center); [...]

Join Us for #SEARCH2017

The South Central Telehealth Resource Center and the newly-formed Society for Education and the Advancement of Research in Connected Health (SEARCH) is hosting SEARCH2017, a telehealth research symposium, at the Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, Virginia, on April 4 & 5. The event will showcase connected health efforts, strategies and partnerships, specifically those that focus on [...]

Building and Developing the Tele-ICU Program

Partnering to Improve Patient Care Tele-ICU programs represent some of the finest integrations of on-site teams, remote teams, and technology to support and to improve patient care. This Quarterly Thought Conference from the South Central Telehealth Resource Center highlights the Tele-ICU program at Baptist Health in Little Rock, Arkansas, eICUcare. This program serves 16 hospitals [...]

Dr. Ateev Mehrotra to Speak at #SEARCH2017

The newly-formed Society for Education and the Advancement of Research in Connected Health (SEARCH) and the South Central Telehealth Resource Center is pleased to announce Ateev Mehrotra, MD, MPH, associate professor of health care policy and medicine at Harvard Medical School and a hospitalist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, as a keynote speaker at [...]

By | February 3rd, 2017|Connected Health SEARCH 2017, Featured|0 Comments

Telehealth Policy

Every year state legislators and Members of Congress make decisions on health policy to help keep people healthy. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), health care accounts for about one-third of a state’s budget. The Center for Budget and Policy Priorities explains that spending on Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program [...]

By | January 19th, 2017|Featured, General, Legislation Update|0 Comments

Telehealth Program Development Series

The Telehealth Professional's Guide to Successful Program Development is a blog series that provides an overview of the 3-phase development plan created by the California Telehealth Resource Center and the consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers. Phases include Assess & Define, Develop & Plan, Implement & Monitor. This plan, combined with national and regional resources, can [...]

Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM): Enabling Patient Care Outside of the Clinic

Chronic diseases are costly, but preventable health challenges facing our nation with particular impact on poor, rural Americans who lack access to healthcare. According to the CDC, more than 75% of the nation’s health care costs are due to chronic conditions, equal to more than $26 billion each year.¹,² Additionally, medical costs associated with chronic [...]

By | December 6th, 2016|Featured, General, Technology|0 Comments

Do you need a telehealth/telemedicine program? (Step 1)

The Telehealth Professional's Guide to Successful Program Development is a blog series that provides an overview of the program development plan created by the California Telehealth Resource Center and the consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers. Phases include Assess & Define, Develop & Plan, Implement & Monitor. This plan, combined with national and regional resources, can [...]

Free Course Module! Building Your Team – An Important Component of Program Development

Click here to begin the course! Building your telehealth team is an important component of program development. It is important to know who will take responsibility for the various pieces required to build a successful program. This free course will help you define each role and corresponding responsibilities for team members at both the originating [...]

By | November 7th, 2016|Featured, General, Real World Examples, Technology, Telehealth|0 Comments

The National Telehealth Resource Center Webinar Series – Collective Expertise on Hot Topics in Telehealth

The South Central Telehealth Resource Center (SCTRC) is part of a consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers (TRC) located across the United States that are federally-funded through the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, Health Resources and Services Administration. The consortium includes 12 regional centers and two national centers. Every state has a resource center connection. [...]