How can the telehealth resource center network assist you?

The South Central Telehealth Resource Center (SCTRC) is one of twelve regional telehealth resource centers across the United States. Each regional center provides assistance, education and information to individuals and organizations interested in establishing or expanding a telehealth program. The SCTRC, part of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Center for Distance Health, serves [...]

Define the Program Model (Step 7)

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 [...]

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, healthcare professionals [...]

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); [...]

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 [...]

How to Conduct a Technical Needs Assessment of Your Work Environment (Step 5)

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 [...]

How to Conduct a Needs Assessment for the Telehealth Services You Want to Provide (Step 4)

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 [...]

Building Trust with Patients via Telehealth (Episode 12)

  Episode 12 features Rosalyn Perkins, MNSc, APRN, Telemedicine Clinical Services Director, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, ANGELS Program, and Shannon Barringer, MS, CGC, Arkansas Reproductive Genetics Team, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Telehealth offers many benefits for providers and patients; however, there must be a foundation of trust before the [...]

How to Identify Potential Telehealth Opportunities in Your Community (Step 3)

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 [...]