Episode 9 features Teague Johnson, IT/Video Conference Manager, at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Listen as Teague shares about his educational background and the career steps that brought him to his current role. He talks about how his team fits into the UAMS telehealth system and provides an example [...]
Click here to watch the presentation! There are 14 regional Telehealth Resource Centers across the United States, and two national centers. Each regional center supports a designated area and provides technical assistance and education regarding telehealth and telemedicine. Join host Sarah Rhoads, PhD, DNP, APRN, with the South Central Telehealth Resource Center, which is located [...]
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Early Bird Registration The South Central Telehealth Resource Center is pleased to announce the 4th annual South Central Telehealth Forum (#SCTF2016) on August 1-2, 2016. The event is being held at the Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. Early Bird Registration is now open! If you want to BUILD programs and IMPROVE patient outcomes, [...]
CDH LIVE Combines Interpreters, Translators and Telehealth Technology to Remove Barriers and Improve Patient Care
For Spanish-speaking patients and their families, language and cultural barriers can heighten stress and anxiety when receiving medical care. Bridging these gaps requires access to support services that include a staff fluent in English and Spanish along with the proper tools for interpretation and translation. At the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), this [...]
Episode 4 is about the patient experience. Delbert discusses how Telemedicine impacts stroke patients through the AR SAVES program and the patient's comfort level with real-time video consultation. Sarah discusses Angel Eye, a web cam that is available for the families of babies placed in the neonatal intensive care unit. Discussion continues [...]
Episode 3 is all about teamwork. Sarah & Delbert discuss the collaboration needed to create a successful Telemedicine healthcare team. Sarah shares a case scenario about a mother and an unborn baby with a heart issue, the process used to identify team members and the resulting care/delivery plan. Delbert discusses how the [...]
For many patients, Telehealth/Telemedicine is a new way to receive healthcare. The process can be interesting and scary at the same time. Patients may ask questions, such as: • How is a secure and dependable internet connection established? • How is my privacy protected? • How is my health assessment going to be done? Technology [...]
New mHealth video Not quite sure what mHealth is? Let us help with this explainer video. mHealth or mobile health is changing the way caregivers provide health services. From helping patients record daily symptoms to monitoring diabetes, physicians are implementing mobile health into their systems. mHealth gives patients the opportunity to manage their own health [...]
During the first week of December, over 4,000 people from the health care and technology areas gathered together in Washington D.C. to meet about mobile health, mHealth. Everyone from developers to physicians attended the summit to learn and discuss how mHealth can and should be implemented in our systems that are about to all change due to health care reform.