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, [...]

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 [...]

Who’s Your TRC?

Do you know your TRC (i.e. Telehealth Resource Center)?  Do you know what services and assistance they can provide not just to your community but across communities and borders? Well, a good place to start is the National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers (NCTRC).  Check out their website:  www.telehealthresourcecenter.org. There you will see a conglomeration [...]

By | February 11th, 2019|General, Telehealth|0 Comments

South Central Legislative/Regulatory Update – January 2019

The following attachment is a list of legislative and regulatory updates compiled by the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) for telehealth and telemedicine within the South Central region (Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee). Please Note: CCHP has a pending legislation/regulation web page located at the following link: http://cchpca.org/state-laws-and-reimbursement-policies Click the image below to view [...]

By | February 5th, 2019|Legislation Update, Telehealth|0 Comments

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 [...]

Exciting Announcements from SEARCH2018!

Click here to register!   The SEARCH2018 Telehealth Research Symposium, scheduled for October 24 – 25 in San Diego, CA, will focus on sharing findings from existing telehealth research to demonstrate lessons learned from connected health programs with an emphasis on planning, research, training and education. It will provide insight for developing new programs and encourage [...]

By | July 17th, 2018|Connected Health SEARCH 2018, Featured, Telehealth|0 Comments

HRSA Telehealth Resource Center Program Wins 2018 Federal Health IT Innovation Award

HRSA’s Telehealth Resource Center (TRC) Program was one of the 2018 Federal Health IT Innovation Awards Winners! Dozens of applications were reviewed by a panel of judges from government, industry leaders, and the startup community. Twenty-six of the top applications from CMS, HRSA, FDA, USDA, HHS, VA, and DHA were selected as the 2018 Federal Health [...]

By | June 22nd, 2018|Featured, General, Telehealth|0 Comments

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 Talk: Telehealth Journey with Rosalyn Perkins (Episode 19)

Episode 19 features Rosalyn Perkins, MNSc, CNP, WHNP-BC, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner and Director of Operations for the Center for Distance Health ANGELS Telemedicine program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Listen as Mrs. Perkins discusses how a childhood injury inspired her career as a nurse and ultimately her role in caring for pregnant women [...]

By | May 25th, 2018|Featured, General, Podcasts, Telehealth|0 Comments

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 [...]