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Telehealth Serving the Underserved – Small Town, USA Benefits From Access to Care

According to National Public Radio, “a growing number of Americans [are] turning to telehealth appointments with medical providers in the wake of widespread hospital closings in remote communities, and a shortage of local primary care doctors, specialists, and other providers.” “Remote communities” is an all too relatable term when it comes to the South Central [...]

Guest Blog: Growing Rural Health Access with Telehealth – by Ryan Kelly, Mississippi Telehealth Association

  The majority of Americans, particularly in the southern United States, receive their healthcare through rural health facilities.  These facilities often include rural or critical access hospitals, rural health clinics and/or community health centers, and other rural providers.  Statistics show that rural health is less expensive with greater quality care measures than its urban counterparts, [...]

Can you identify 7 qualities of a successful telehealth program?

Consumer need is driving the development of telehealth programs across the country. Consumers want healthcare that is: easy-to-access cost-effective convenient quality-focused Provider access to affordable broadband and delivery methods, such as smart phones, tablets and iPads, are driving telehealth to become a delivery platform that can meet consumer needs. On a daily basis, health care [...]

Quarterly Thought Conference ARCHIVED: STAR – School Telemedicine in Arkansas

Click here to view presentation. Join the STAR Team, Alan Faulkner, Program Manager, and Tina Pilgreen, Health Educator/Outreach Coordinator, as they discuss details about their school-based telemedicine program including barriers and lessons. This event was recorded on July 25, 2018.  It will require approximately one hour of your time.       Follow-Up Participant Questions: Are [...]

Telehealth Talk: Patient Provider Engagement (Episode 21)

    Episode 21 features Sarah Rhoads, PhD, DNP, professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and former director of the South Central Telehealth Resource Center. Listen as Dr. Rhoads discusses how to provide telehealth education to key shareholders to encourage program participation. During her presentation, Dr. Rhoads shares: How to get from an idea [...]

Enhancing Student Wellness through School-Based Telemedicine

The School Telemedicine in Arkansas (STAR) program is collecting data that supports the feasibility and success of offering access to real-time telehealth services in rural School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs). STAR, the first effort of its kind in the state, is funded by a four-year, $1.2 million HRSA grant in partnership with the Center for Distance Health at the [...]

Free Video Resources to Increase Your Telehealth Knowledge – Anytime, Anywhere, Any Device

Do you want to gain insight into a telehealth program, interview an expert in the field or learn how providers are managing telehealth services? Do you have limited time, resources and/or budget for travel? Are you a visual learner or prefer to learn at your own pace? The South Central Telehealth Resource Center offers an [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]