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 [...]

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 [...]

Step 6: Conduct a technical needs assessment of your work environment

The Health Care Professional’s Guide to Successful Telehealth Program Development is a blog series that provides a step-by-step approach to telehealth program development. Click here to access the blog series and step-by-step checklist.       So far, you have created a snapshot of potential telehealth opportunities available in your community, identified the population that you [...]

Step 5: Conduct a needs assessment for the telehealth service(s) you want to provide

The Health Care Professional’s Guide to Successful Telehealth Program Development is a blog series that provides a step-by-step approach to telehealth program development. Click here to access the blog series and step-by-step checklist.       By now, you should have a snapshot of potential telehealth opportunities available in your community. Once you have identified the population [...]

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 [...]

Step 4: Identify potential telehealth opportunities in your community

The Health Care Professional's Guide to Successful Telehealth Program Development is a blog series that provides a step-by-step approach to telehealth program development. Click here to access the blog and step-by-step checklist.     Once you have established that your organization will benefit from a telehealth/telemedicine program, and you have assessed your organization's readiness to implement [...]

Telehealth Program Development Series

The Telehealth Professional's Guide to Successful Program Development is a blog series that provides an overview of the 3-phase 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 [...]

Step 3: Decide if your organization is ready to implement a telehealth/telemedicine program

The Health Care Professional's Guide to Successful Telehealth Program Development is a blog series that provides a step-by-step approach to telehealth program development. Click here to access the blog series and step-by-step checklist.   Delivering health services beyond the boundaries of a brick and mortar building is innovative; however, offering health services via telehealth/telemedicine requires organizational [...]

Step 1: Establish the need for a telehealth/telemedicine program in your practice

The Health Care Professional's Guide to Successful Telehealth Program Development is a blog series that provides a step-by-step approach to telehealth program development. Click here to access the blog series and step-by-step checklist.     The use of telehealth/telemedicine to meet patient and provider needs is expanding around the world. Currently, the telemedicine technology market is expected [...]