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Arkansans Have Easier Access to Care Through a New Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) Telehealth Platform

  Direct-to-consumer (DTC) telehealth is a quickly growing subsector of telehealth. The appeal is that it taps into one of the overall benefits of a telehealth program: easier access.  “Direct to consumer telehealth, dominated by the for-profit private sector, is the most popular form. Direct to consumer telemedicine is a subset of telehealth that shows [...]

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, health care [...]

Enhancing Student Wellness through School-Based Telemedicine

The School Telemedicine in Arkansas (STAR) program is collecting data that supports the feasibility and success of offering access to real-time telehealth services in rural School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs). STAR, the first effort of its kind in the state, is funded by a four-year, $1.2 million HRSA grant in partnership with the Center for Distance Health at the [...]

Quarterly Thought Conference ARCHIVED: mHealth Apps in Pregnancy

Click here to view presentation. Join Nathaniel DeNicola, MD, MSPH, FACOG, a board-certified Ob/Gyn and Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at The George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC, as he leads a discussion for health care professionals on mHealth Apps in Pregnancy. This event was recorded on April 17, 2018. It will require approximately one hour of your [...]

Step 2: Identify a Telehealth Champion

The Health Care Professional's Guide to Successful Telehealth Program Development is a blog series that provides a step-by-step approach to telehealth program development. Click here to access the blog series and step-by-step checklist.     The telehealth champion is focused on creating the changes needed to implement a successful program or service. Under his/her leadership, [...]

NCTRC Webinar Series/Quarterly Thought Conference ARCHIVED

Expanding Quality Metrics to Include Telehealth Click here to view presentation. In 2017, the National Quality Forum (NQF) developed a framework that provides a guide to the development of measures that assess and evaluate telehealth in the areas of access to care, cost, effectiveness, and the overall patient/provider experience. Join Jason Goldwater, MA, MPA, PMP, Senior Director, [...]

Telehealth Policy 2018: Keeping You In The Know

In 2018, updates and changes impacted telehealth policy across the nation. On March 15, Mei Wa Kwong, JD, Executive Director, and Christine Calouro, Policy Associate, from the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) presented a National Telehealth Resource Center webinar to provide an update on federal and state telehealth policy actions and to discuss issues that may arise [...]

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. [...]

Free Webinar! Chronic Care Management and Remote Patient Monitoring

Chronic Care Management and Remote Patient Monitoring: Improve Care Coordination While Increasing Revenue Thursday, May 18, 2016 2 PM EST Hosted by: Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center Presenter: Bonnie Britton, MSN, RN, ATA Fellow, Executive Director, Reconnect4Health Health systems and hospitals that own physician practices and private physician clinics have a unique opportunity to enhance patient [...]

Step 8: Define the Program Model

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 [...]