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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

Telehealth 101: Learning at Your Convenience

The South Central Telehealth Resource Center offers "Telehealth 101: The Easy Basics of Telehealth and Telemedicine" at your convenience. This interactive 1-hour webinar helps participants: • Understand basic definitions • Discover benefits • Identify potential applications • Explore technology • Define next steps in the learning process   The monthly online webinar is offered on the Second Tuesday [...]

Arkansas Trauma Rehabilitation Symposium 2018

Registration is open for the Arkansas Trauma Rehabilitation Symposium, which will be held at the Hot Springs Convention Center on May 21-22. The event will include presentations, networking opportunities, and an exhibit hall. Presentation topics include: Selected Ethical Issues Concerning Patients with Brain Injuries Spinal Cord Injury Research: Dental Pulp Stem Cell Therapy and Osteoporosis [...]

By | April 26th, 2018|General|0 Comments

HRSA Resources for Advancing Telehealth (Episode 18)

  Episode 18 features Natassja Manzanero, Telehealth Resource Center Program Coordinator for the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (OAT), Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources, and Services Administration (HRSA). HRSA’s mission is to promote the use of telehealth technologies for health care delivery, education, and health information services. Listen as [...]

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, [...]

NCTRC Webinar Series/Quarterly Thought Conference ARCHIVED

Expanding Quality Metrics to Include Telehealth Click here to view presentation. In 2017, the National Quality Forum (NQF) developed a framework that provides a guide to the development of measures that assess and evaluate telehealth in the areas of access to care, cost, effectiveness, and the overall patient/provider experience. Join Jason Goldwater, MA, MPA, PMP, Senior Director, [...]

South Central Legislative/Regulatory Update – November 2017

The following is a list of legislative activities compiled by the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) for telehealth and telemedicine within the South Central region (AR, MS, and TN). CCHP has a pending legislation/regulation webpage located at the following link: http://cchpca.org/state-laws-and-reimbursement-policies.     LEGISLATION Passed Legislation State Bill # Status Summary Arkansas SB 146 2/17/17: [...]

By | November 27th, 2017|General, Legislation Update|0 Comments