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Fall Legislative Update

South Central Legislative/Regulatory October 2014 Update Please Note: CCHP has a pending legislation/regulation webpage located at the following link: http://cchpca.org/laws/pending/state LEGISLATION Approved Legislation State Bill # Status Summary Mississippi   SB 2015 3/17/14: Approved by Governor This bill gives the State Board of Health the authority to promulgate rules and regulations and to collect data [...]

By | October 27th, 2014|Telehealth|Comments Off on Fall Legislative Update

What’s New? Ebola Prep via Telemedicine

Over the last two weeks, concerns over a small number of Ebola cases entering the United States has emerged. Within the hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, and ambulance services in Arkansas, a growing number of health care workers wanted to know (1) what is the state's plan to manage this if it comes to our state, (2) [...]

By | October 27th, 2014|Telehealth|Comments Off on What’s New? Ebola Prep via Telemedicine

Removing Barriers to School Telehealth

The possibilities are endless. A child with autism who attends a rural school sees his behavioral therapist, without having to miss school.  Children without access to a local dentist receive dental assessments without having to travel to another county. Chronically ill children see specialists for routine follow-up care in between math and science class without [...]

By | October 21st, 2014|Telehealth|Comments Off on Removing Barriers to School Telehealth

New Quarterly Webinar: Project Echo

Join us Tuesday, October 21st for the next Quarterly Thought Conference from the South Central Telehealth Resource Center and LearnTelehealth.org. October's telehealth-focused event features Natalia Martinez-Paz, MPA, MA. She is the Program Manager for the Northwest AIDS Education and Training Center. Her talk will focus on Project Echo, a program that builds the confidence and skills of [...]

By | October 7th, 2014|Telehealth|Comments Off on New Quarterly Webinar: Project Echo

HRSA Telehealth Toolkit

Deciding to build a telemedicine program is easy. Building it is the hard part. Finding reliable resources for credentialing, reimbursement, and infrastructure planning can be daunting. The Department of Health and Human Services provides numerous resources for rural providers who are interested in Telehealth. Click the link to go to the HRSA Telehealth page: http://www.hrsa.gov/healthit/toolbox/RuralHealthITtoolbox/Telehealth/index.html

By | October 7th, 2014|Telehealth|0 Comments

TeleGenetics Conference Breaks New Ground

Last week, genetics counselors and geneticists from around the country entered new territory: TeleGenetics. These health professionals converged in Little Rock, AR and Tucson, AZ and were connected by interactive video to faculty from both sites as well as Hawaii and Kansas. The two day conference taught geneticists and genetics counselors how to provide their services [...]

By | September 29th, 2014|Telehealth|0 Comments

Physician’s Interstate Compact Language Finalized

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) has finalized their language for the proposed compact as of September 5, 2014. The goal of the compact is to improve the process for physicians desiring a license in multiple states while developing an overall process that is safe for patients and sensible for board administration. This compact [...]

By | September 29th, 2014|Telehealth|0 Comments

Program Development Resources

Program development resources are available no matter what stage of development your project may be. Here are a few of the SCTRC's favorites: Telehealth Impact Calculator The Telehealth Impact Calculator is a way for you to determine how much time and money you and your patients could save by utilizing Telemedicine. Program Development Guides The [...]

By | September 5th, 2014|Telehealth|0 Comments

Physician Licensure Changes to Positively Impact Telemedicine

Have you ever thought about the fact that you get your driver’s license from your state, but that you are allowed to drive in other states? Maybe not, but that is the basis for the new Interstate Compact for Physician Licensure. Physicians are licensed currently by individual states and they can only practice in the [...]

By | September 5th, 2014|Telehealth|0 Comments

School Telehealth

School TeleHealth programs are growing in number as a way to serve school-aged children in underserved areas. Those who seek information about how to develop a program frequently have difficulty finding resources for project development. One of the SCTRC partners, the Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth, is hosting an event on November 6 that may be [...]

By | August 27th, 2014|Growing Your Program|0 Comments