/Real World Examples

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 [...]

Travels: Early Spring 2019

Nashville, Memphis, New Orleans… Exciting cities among many stops along the way over the last 30 days promoting telehealth in this beautiful corner of the world…  Though, during this time, we didn’t have an official stop in Mississippi, we did drive through and experience the blessing of its beautiful green and savory scenery on the [...]

Quarterly Thought Conference – Telehealth Tech Panel Discussion

A panel of telehealth tech experts will discuss a variety of topics, including: • Selecting a vendor or service provider • Network considerations • Environmental considerations • IT considerations based on clinical need • Lessons learned Panel participants: • Teague Johnson with UAMS Institute for Digital Health and Innovation • Greg Hall with University of [...]

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 [...]

SCTRC Advisory Board Member Receives Designation as Academy Edge Runner

Congratulations to SCTRC Advisory Board member, Nan Gaylord, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, PMHS, FAANP, FAAN, on her recent designation as  an Academy Edge Runner by the American Academy of Nursing. Dr. Gaylord was recognized for her model, Interprofessional Practice at the Vine School Health Center: A School-Based Nurse-Managed Clinic (VSHC). The Academy’s Raise the Voice Edge Runner initiative [...]

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 [...]

Step 2: Identify a Telehealth Champion

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.     The telehealth champion is focused on creating the changes needed to implement a successful program or service. Under his/her leadership, [...]

NCTRC Webinar Series/Quarterly Thought Conference ARCHIVED

Expanding Quality Metrics to Include Telehealth Click here to view presentation. In 2017, the National Quality Forum (NQF) developed a framework that provides a guide to the development of measures that assess and evaluate telehealth in the areas of access to care, cost, effectiveness, and the overall patient/provider experience. Join Jason Goldwater, MA, MPA, PMP, Senior Director, [...]