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South Central Legislative/Regulatory Update – November 2017

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: http://cchpca.org/state-laws-and-reimbursement-policies.   LEGISLATION Passed Legislation State Bill # Status Summary Arkansas SB 146 2/17/17: Signed by [...]

By | November 27th, 2017|Legislation Update, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]

Learn Telehealth Newsletter Archive

The Learn Telehealth Newsletter is a monthly publication that provides the most current information about events, upcoming and archived webinars, podcast episodes, blogs, online course modules and informative videos. To receive the monthly newsletter in your email, sign up here. To view a newsletter, click a link below.       2017 May March February [...]

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 [...]

SEARCH2017 a success! Fall meeting planned!

Click here to learn more about the SEARCH2017 Fall Symposium! Submission deadline for abstracts and didactics is August 1!     The South Central Telehealth Resource Center and the newly-formed Society for Education and the Advancement of Research in Connected Health (SEARCH) recently hosted SEARCH2017, a telehealth research symposium, at the Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, [...]

Quarterly Thought Conference ARCHIVED – Legal and Regulatory Update for the Region

Click here to view presentation. Listen as Christa Natoli, Deputy Executive Director, The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth & e-Health Law (CTeL) provides an introduction to CTeL, shares a state policy overview for Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee, and discusses telehealth reimbursement and CBO. This event was recorded on April 18, 2017. It will require [...]

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 [...]

Benton and Rhoads Honored By Great 100 Nurses Foundation

Tina Benton, BSN, RN, Program Director of Antenatal & Neonatal Guidelines, Education and Learning System (ANGELS) in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the Clinical Division Director and Operations Manager of the Center for Distance Health; and Sarah Rhoads, PhD, DNP, APRN, Primary Investigator and [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Featured, General, Uncategorized|0 Comments