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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); [...]

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

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 [...]

Identify the Payer Base for Your Telehealth Program (Step 6)

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 [...]

Quarterly Thought Conference: eICU Care

FREE WEBINAR February 21 at 1 PM CST Click here to register!     Vicki Norman, RN, Director of eICU Care at Baptist Health, will discuss eICU care. The Baptist Health eICU provides 24/7 critical care monitoring via a central hub, which is located in Little Rock, Arkansas. The hub provides services across the Baptist [...]

How to Conduct a Needs Assessment for the Telehealth Services You Want to Provide (Step 4)

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 [...]

Building Trust with Patients via Telehealth (Episode 12)

  Episode 12 features Rosalyn Perkins, MNSc, APRN, Telemedicine Clinical Services Director, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, ANGELS Program, and Shannon Barringer, MS, CGC, Arkansas Reproductive Genetics Team, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Telehealth offers many benefits for providers and patients; however, there must be a foundation of trust before the [...]

How to Identify Potential Telehealth Opportunities in Your Community (Step 3)

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 [...]

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 [...]