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, [...]

Telehealth Policy 2018: Keeping You In The Know

In 2018, updates and changes impacted telehealth policy across the nation. On March 15, Mei Wa Kwong, JD, Executive Director, and Christine Calouro, Policy Associate, from the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) presented a National Telehealth Resource Center webinar to provide an update on federal and state telehealth policy actions and to discuss issues that may arise [...]

Telehealth Journey with Dr. Curtis Lowery (Episode 17)

  Episode 17 features Dr. Curtis Lowery, MD, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist, Chairperson,  Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Director for the Center for Distance Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock. Listen as Dr. Lowery discusses how growing up on a farm in Alabama helped him understand the health care needs [...]

Free Webinar: Telehealth 101! Register today!

Join us on February 13 at noon CST Register Here! Every month on the Second Tuesday at noon, the South Central Telehealth Resource Center offers Telehealth 101 – The Easy Basics of Telehealth and Telemedicine. This one-hour, interactive presentation will help you: • Define basic definitions • Discover benefits • Identify potential applications • Explore [...]

South Central Legislative/Regulatory Update – February 2018

The following is a list of legislative activities compiled by the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) for telehealth and telemedicine within the South Central region (AR, MS, and TN). CCHP has a pending legislation/regulation webpage located at the following link:   LEGISLATION Pending Legislation State Bill # Status Summary Mississippi HB 1130 1/16/18: Introduced and [...]

By | February 2nd, 2018|Legislation Update, Telehealth|0 Comments

National TRC Webinar Series: Expanding Quality Metrics to Include Telehealth

Expanding Quality Metrics to Include Telehealth Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 1 PM CDT Register Today! Telehealth services have advanced through mobile health devices, remote monitoring technologies and store-and-forward capabilities and have supplemented the use of videoconferencing in ways that help to provide care in many clinical areas, including chronic disease, stroke, behavioral health and dermatology. [...]

By | January 31st, 2018|Featured, Real World Examples, Telehealth|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | October 24th, 2017|Featured, General, Telehealth|0 Comments

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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 [...]