Telehealth and the CHRONIC Act of 2017 (S. 870)

The CHRONIC Act – Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic Care Act – passed the U.S. Senate on September 14, 2017. The act, which is now being reviewed in the U.S. House of Representatives, allows for an expansion of telehealth/telemedicine coverage under the Medicare Advantage Plan B. Medicare Advantage Plan B is [...]

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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 [...]

Telehealth Talk: What Nurses and Nurse Practitioners Need to Know – AR Edition (Episode 14)

  Episode 14 features Dr. Sarah Rhoads, Education Director, Center for Distance Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and Program Director, South Central Telehealth Resource Center. Listen as Dr. Rhoads discusses the important role of nurses and nurse practitioners in coordinating care using technology; legal, ethical, and regulatory issues surrounding telehealth; and [...]

Quarterly Thought Conference and Telehealth Talk Mashup! Recruiting a New Generation of Healthcare Professionals

The Quarterly Thought Conference and the Telehealth Talk podcast fuse for this unique student-focused learning experience!   Listen as Megan Duet, Project Manager, the Center for Telehealth, University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), discusses how she and her team use information and technology to share the telehealth experience and potential career opportunities with [...]

Quarterly Thought Conference: Recruiting a New Generation of Health Care Professionals

Click here to register! According to the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC), medical professionals are in greater demand now more than ever. Engaging students early on in their career planning stage helps to educate them about a career most have never heard about. Listen in on August 24 at 3 PM CST as Michael [...]

Free Webinar! Re-Thinking the Way Primary Care and Specialists Work Together

The National Telehealth Webinar Series Presented by the National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers Moving Knowledge, Not Patients: Re-Thinking the Way Primary Care and Specialists Work Together for improved quality, value, and patient experience June 15, 2017 2:00pm EDT/ 1:00 pm CDT Hosted by: The Center for Connected Health Policy and the Northeast Telehealth Resource [...]

UMMC Shares Telehealth Experience with High School Students

Megan Duet is a Project Manager at the Center for Telehealth, University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) in Jackson. In her role, she also provides outreach support for the South Central Telehealth Resource Center. Over the past year, Megan and the staff from the Center for Telehealth have attended multiple health career fairs focused on [...]

Why the need for research in health care technology? (Episode 13)

  Episode 13, recorded at the SEARCH2017 inaugural meeting held in Leesburg, Virginia, on April 4 & 5, features the plenary presentation, “Why the need for research in health care technology?” The speaker is Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD, Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Emory University. Krupinski states, “Research drives technology. Technology drives research. [...]

Call for Abstracts and Didactic Proposals – SEARCH2017 Fall Symposium

Quick Links: Register for the Fall Symposium Submit a Call for Abstracts Submit a Didactic Proposal Review Growing List of Confirmed Speakers   Jefferson Health and JeffConnect will host the next SEARCH2017 Telehealth Research Symposium on October 5 & 6 in Philadelphia. The symposium will connect health researchers, academicians and visionaries in telehealth and telemedicine [...]