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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 [...]

Quarterly Thought Conference ARCHIVED – Legal and Regulatory Update for the Region

Click here to view presentation. Listen as Christa Natoli, Deputy Executive Director, The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth & e-Health Law (CTeL) provides an introduction to CTeL, shares a state policy overview for Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee, and discusses telehealth reimbursement and CBO. This event was recorded on April 18, 2017. It will require [...]

South Central Region – Legislative Update for April-May 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. You may visit their webpage by clicking the following link: http://telehealthpolicy.us/laws/pending/state Please Note: CCHP has a pending legislation/regulation webpage [...]

By | May 5th, 2017|General, Legislation Update|0 Comments

How can the telehealth resource center network assist you?

The South Central Telehealth Resource Center (SCTRC) is one of twelve regional telehealth resource centers across the United States. Each regional center provides assistance, education and information to individuals and organizations interested in establishing or expanding a telehealth program. The SCTRC, part of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Center for Distance Health, serves [...]

Benton and Rhoads Honored By Great 100 Nurses Foundation

Tina Benton, BSN, RN, Program Director of Antenatal & Neonatal Guidelines, Education and Learning System (ANGELS) in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the Clinical Division Director and Operations Manager of the Center for Distance Health; and Sarah Rhoads, PhD, DNP, APRN, Primary Investigator and [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Featured, General, Uncategorized|0 Comments

South Central Region – Legislative Update for March 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. You may visit their webpage by clicking the following link: http://telehealthpolicy.us/laws/pending/state Please Note: CCHP has a pending legislation/regulation webpage [...]

By | April 11th, 2017|General, Legislation Update|0 Comments

Define the Program Model (Step 7)

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 [...]

Identify Telehealth-eligible Medicare sites in seconds!

Click here to access the Medicare Telehealth Payment Eligibility Analyzer.     Reimbursement for telehealth/telemedicine services is key to program sustainability. Each major payer group reimburses for services differently, which can be a source of frustration, especially for those who manage the billing process. One major payer, Medicare, covers telemedicine/telehealth services at eligible sites. To [...]

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); [...]

South Central Region – Legislative Update for February 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. You may visit their webpage by clicking the following link:  http://telehealthpolicy.us/laws/pending/state Please Note: CCHP has a pending legislation/regulation webpage located at the [...]

By | March 3rd, 2017|General, Legislation Update|0 Comments