It's important to keep abreast of research and evaluation going on in our field of telemedicine and telehealth. It's easy to find out about vendor-driven news releases and white papers yet somewhat more difficult to find useful peer-reviewed research on telemedicine. With that we begin a new recurring blog post series, the LearnTelehealth Research Roundup. [...]
There are two great telehealth webinars this week from telehealth experts. Tuesday, July 16 at 3p Central Presented by Dr. Kristi Henderson, DNP, Director of Telehealth at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). Dr. Henderson's talk is titled, "Telehealth Reimbursement: Mississippi's Journey to Private and Public Insurance Reimbursement." Henderson and other leaders at UMMC [...]
"From our perspective, it is critically important to demonstrate to policymakers, health care providers and payers, and consumers that technology can make a real difference in improving both the quality and efficiency of health care, particularly for the underserved."
Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe is a well-rounded man. He's a husband, father and a grandfather to seven. He's served in the US Army Reserve, had a 20-year career in the Arkansas state Senate and served as Arkansas' Attorney General. Now add Telehealth Ninja to his credentials. Beebe recently gave the opening address to the Missouri/Illinois [...]
There is an exciting telebehavioral health training series for HRSA-funded safety net providers and rural health clinics. The Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) is sponsoring the series of 12 sessions including six trainings and six question and answer sessions. The series started on May 22 but the first two sessions are archived online at [...]
In addition to the Telehealth Ninja cards and ribbons, our digital surprise from the recent American Telemedicine Association show in Austin were the hilarious telehealth memes. We were tweeting the memes during the show. Be sure to follow us on twitter - https://twitter.com/LearnTelehealth - to see more in the future. You might not know what a meme [...]
UPDATED: - NEW! Afternoon session recordings have just been added! Scroll below to view. Scroll below to view the recordings. I am happy to announce the keynote video recordings from the 2013 South Central Telehealth Forum held on April 5 are available now to all members of LearnTelehealth.org. We were so pleased with the large [...]
New mHealth video Not quite sure what mHealth is? Let us help with this explainer video. mHealth or mobile health is changing the way caregivers provide health services. From helping patients record daily symptoms to monitoring diabetes, physicians are implementing mobile health into their systems. mHealth gives patients the opportunity to manage their own health [...]
I want to officially thank the LearnTelehealth community for making our first annual South Central Telehealth Forum a huge success! The attendance and enthusiasm exceeded our projections. At final check there were 200 total attendees! Everywhere I looked people were networking, learning, listening and sharing experiences. As the director of the program, it was a [...]
"...require health insurance plans in this state to provide coverage for telemedicine services to the same extent that the services would be covered if they were provided through in-person consultation...".