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Eswaran Named Principal Investigator of South Central Telehealth Resource Center

The South Central Telehealth Resource Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Hari Eswaran, PhD, as Principal Investigator and Director. Dr. Eswaran has been with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) for 16 years where he serves as a professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and as the Scientific Director of [...]

By | August 30th, 2018|Featured, General, Telehealth Research|0 Comments

Can you identify 7 qualities of a successful telehealth program?

Consumer need is driving the development of telehealth programs across the country. Consumers want healthcare that is: easy-to-access cost-effective convenient quality-focused Provider access to affordable broadband and delivery methods, such as smart phones, tablets and iPads, are driving telehealth to become a delivery platform that can meet consumer needs. On a daily basis, health care [...]

Telehealth Talk: Resources for Advancing Health IT and Quality (Episode 20)

  Episode 20 features Matt Quinn, Senior Advisor of Health Technology, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Listen as Mr. Quinn discusses resources for advancing health IT and Quality through HRSA. During his presentation, you will learn: How HRSA is structured and serves communities HRSA's involvement with health IT and quality How you can work with [...]

By | June 27th, 2018|Featured, General, Podcasts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Enhancing Student Wellness through School-Based Telemedicine

The School Telemedicine in Arkansas (STAR) program is collecting data that supports the feasibility and success of offering access to real-time telehealth services in rural School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs). STAR, the first effort of its kind in the state, is funded by a four-year, $1.2 million HRSA grant in partnership with the Center for Distance Health at the [...]

Does Medicaid reimburse for telehealth/telemedicine services?

Do you need technical assistance? Click here to submit a question online or call us toll-free at 855.664.3450 during standard business hours (8 AM - 4:30 PM CST).       Q: Does Medicaid reimburse for telehealth/telemedicine services?  A: Federal Medicaid statues do not recognize telemedicine as a distinct service; however, each state has the flexibility to decide [...]

By | June 26th, 2018|General, Medicaid, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Free Video Resources to Increase Your Telehealth Knowledge – Anytime, Anywhere, Any Device

Do you want to gain insight into a telehealth program, interview an expert in the field or learn how providers are managing telehealth services? Do you have limited time, resources and/or budget for travel? Are you a visual learner or prefer to learn at your own pace? The South Central Telehealth Resource Center offers an [...]

By | June 26th, 2018|Featured, General, Growing Your Program, Uncategorized|0 Comments

HRSA Telehealth Resource Center Program Wins 2018 Federal Health IT Innovation Award

HRSA’s Telehealth Resource Center (TRC) Program was one of the 2018 Federal Health IT Innovation Awards Winners! Dozens of applications were reviewed by a panel of judges from government, industry leaders, and the startup community. Twenty-six of the top applications from CMS, HRSA, FDA, USDA, HHS, VA, and DHA were selected as the 2018 Federal Health [...]

By | June 22nd, 2018|Featured, General, Telehealth|0 Comments

Save the Date: Telehealth Technology Summit Planned in New Orleans

A Telehealth Technology Summit (#TTS18) is planned on December 12-13 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. #TTS18 will feature presentations by telehealth experts and a technology showcase hosted by the National Telehealth Resource Center for Technology Assessment (TTAC). The showcase will include hands-on demonstrations of equipment that can make or break a telehealth program. The [...]

SCTRC Advisory Board Member Receives Designation as Academy Edge Runner

Congratulations to SCTRC Advisory Board member, Nan Gaylord, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, PMHS, FAANP, FAAN, on her recent designation as  an Academy Edge Runner by the American Academy of Nursing. Dr. Gaylord was recognized for her model, Interprofessional Practice at the Vine School Health Center: A School-Based Nurse-Managed Clinic (VSHC). The Academy’s Raise the Voice Edge Runner initiative [...]

Telehealth Talk: Telehealth Journey with Rosalyn Perkins (Episode 19)

Episode 19 features Rosalyn Perkins, MNSc, CNP, WHNP-BC, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner and Director of Operations for the Center for Distance Health ANGELS Telemedicine program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Listen as Mrs. Perkins discusses how a childhood injury inspired her career as a nurse and ultimately her role in caring for pregnant women [...]

By | May 25th, 2018|Featured, General, Podcasts, Telehealth|0 Comments