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Is your organization ready to implement a telehealth / telemedicine program? (Step 2)

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 [...]

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. [...]

15 Key Steps to Create a Successful Telehealth Proposal in this Episode of Telehealth Talk (Episode 11)

Episode 11 features Dr. Elizabeth A. Krupinski, Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University; Co-Director, Southwest Telehealth Resource Center; and the Arizona Telemedicine Program. Listen as Dr. Krupinski discusses a business model for telemedicine, including 15 key steps to create a telehealth proposal that will encourage [...]

What can I do with my telehealth equipment?

Click here to watch the video! Do you have telehealth equipment, but you aren't sure about the benefits of using it? Do you wonder if your telehealth equipment can help you grow your programs and services? Did you know that your telehealth equipment can save you time and money? Watch this video to learn more [...]

Free & Online – Telehealth 101: The Easy Basics of Telehealth and Telemedicine – Register today!

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 process Don't [...]

SCTF2016 Conference Presentation: Comparing Patient Satisfaction Between Face-to-Face and Telehealth Clinical Visits for Sports-Related Concussions

Each year, there are 2 to 4 million sports-related concussions in the United States. The topic of concussion has become a national news headline over the past year. At the South Central Telehealth Forum 2016, held in Nashville on August 1 & 2, Dr. R.J. Elbin, PhD, Assistant Professor in Exercise Science at the University [...]

Tennessee Research Project Assesses Interest in Statewide Telehealth Communication and Collaboration Effort

The South Central Telehealth Resource Center contracted with Sightline Research + Strategies, a professional research company, to conduct a study of the current telehealth situation in Tennessee and to identify ways to increase communication and collaboration among different telehealth providers in the state. Key findings show that, "Telehealth in Tennessee is growing and expanding as [...]