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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

Quarterly Thought Conference: Legal and Regulatory Regional Update

Click here to register! April 18 at 3 PM CST Listen in as Christa Natoli, Deputy Executive Director, The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth & e-Health Law (CTeL) shares a legal and regulatory update for Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee. Christa oversees all business development efforts and strategic operations. She has extensive experience in policy [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Quarterly Thought Conference, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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); [...]

Dr. Elizabeth Krupinski Announced as Plenary Speaker #SEARCH2017

The newly-formed Society for Education and the Advancement of Research in Connected Health (SEARCH) and the South Central Telehealth Resource Center is pleased to announce Ateev Mehrotra, MD, MPH, associate professor of health care policy and medicine at Harvard Medical School and a hospitalist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, as a keynote speaker at [...]

By | March 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 March February January [...]

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 [...]