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mHealth Postpartum Monitoring at UAMS

On May 1, the ANGELS (Antenatal and Neonatal Guidelines, Education and Learning System) program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Center for Distance Health in Little Rock, Ark. started monitoring women participating in a new telehealth study. The mHealth Postpartum Monitoring study includes women who during pregnancy were diagnosed as having pre-eclampsia, [...]

By | February 17th, 2015|Clinical, Real World Examples|Comments Off on mHealth Postpartum Monitoring at UAMS

Get to Know Vanderbilt Telemedicine

Vanderbilt Telemedicine offers high-quality care to patients and 24/7 neurology consults to providers, services that otherwise would not be available in rural communities. When used appropriately, telemedicine can save lives and make care more efficient for everyone. Benefits for Providers Hospitals and providers throughout Tennessee and surrounding states can consult with Vanderbilt specialists through telemedicine, offering [...]

By | February 12th, 2015|Clinical, Real World Examples, Telehealth|Comments Off on Get to Know Vanderbilt Telemedicine

University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Center for Telehealth – Driving Telemedicine in Mississippi

The University of Mississippi Medical Center’s (UMMC) Center for Telehealth, led by Kristi Henderson, DNP, NP-BC, FAEN, is working to improve medical services in Mississippi.

By | February 5th, 2015|General, Telehealth|Comments Off on University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Center for Telehealth – Driving Telemedicine in Mississippi

Telemedicine Legislation in Arkansas with Guest Blogger Michael Manley, RNP, MNSc

No doubt, 2015 is off and running! It is definitely an interesting time in the life of healthcare, but especially here in Arkansas. The Arkansas 90th General Assembly convened on Monday, January 12 with a full head of steam. The current General Assembly is controlled by a Republican House, Senate and Administration for the first [...]

By | February 3rd, 2015|General, Legislation Update, Telehealth|Comments Off on Telemedicine Legislation in Arkansas with Guest Blogger Michael Manley, RNP, MNSc

Big Thinkers… Big Plans!

Have you been thinking about developing a statewide telemedicine program but don’t know where to start or what to expect?  We have just the perfect event for you!  “Developing a Statewide Telemedicine Program” is one of the pre-conference sessions on March 1.  Terri Imus, RN will lead you through a detailed overview of how the [...]

By | January 23rd, 2015|General, Growing Your Program, Telehealth|Comments Off on Big Thinkers… Big Plans!

Telemedicine Reimbursement Ninja!

We are so pleased with the lineup of speakers we were able to confirm for this year’s South Central Telehealth Forum.  The depth of knowledge in this team of presenters will bring something new to the table for everyone who attends.  We are especially excited to bring you one of the country’s leading Telehealth reimbursement [...]

By | January 14th, 2015|General, Telehealth|Comments Off on Telemedicine Reimbursement Ninja!

New School-based Telemedicine Track added to SCTF2015

We are happy to announce a new afternoon track devoted to school-based telemedicine. Our speakers will include Steve North, MD, MPH, founder of the Center for Rural Health Innovation (CHRI) and Billy Phillips, PhD, Executive Vice President for Rural and Community Health at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and Executive Vice President and Director [...]

By | December 3rd, 2014|General, Growing Your Program|Comments Off on New School-based Telemedicine Track added to SCTF2015

Notes from the Road – Rural Health Association of Tennessee (RHAT) Conference – Pigeon Forge, TN

RHAT celebrated its 20th birthday at this year’s conference - congratulations, RHAT! Over this past year, the organization hired its first full-time Executive Director, Sandy Hayes, MPH. Other big news from the organization includes with the work of legislative advocates and sponsors, they passed their first piece of legislation. Rural Tennesseans will soon benefit from [...]

By | November 20th, 2014|General, Telehealth|Comments Off on Notes from the Road – Rural Health Association of Tennessee (RHAT) Conference – Pigeon Forge, TN

Notes from the Road – Tennessee Hospital Association Exposition and the Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians Conference

Carl and Amy began their week in Nashville, TN at the Tennessee Hospital Association Exposition.  With over 500 attendees, it was a large audience to promote Telehealth.  We heard concern over the Tennessee board of Medical Examiners’ proposal for Telemedicine regulation. You can read more about the proposal  here and here.  The SCTRC will keep [...]

By | November 12th, 2014|General, Telehealth|Comments Off on Notes from the Road – Tennessee Hospital Association Exposition and the Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians Conference

Notes from the Road – Mississippi Nurses Association Conference – Biloxi, MS

Mississippi nurses gathered in Biloxi, MS on October 23 and 24 for the Mississippi Nurses Association. This year's theme was Trek Into the Future of Healthcare. Nothing could fit in better with that theme than Telehealth. Representatives from the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) Center for Telehealth gave the lunch keynote address. Speakers included Tearsanee [...]

By | October 27th, 2014|Telehealth|Comments Off on Notes from the Road – Mississippi Nurses Association Conference – Biloxi, MS