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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

Step 8: Define the program model

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

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 [...]

Step 7: Identify the payer base for your telehealth program

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.   In the last few steps, you have been developing the needs assessment for your potential telehealth program. This assessment allows you to [...]

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 [...]

Step 5: Conduct a needs assessment for the telehealth service(s) you want to provide

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.       By now, you should have a snapshot of potential telehealth opportunities available in your community. Once you have identified the population [...]