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Promoting Telehealth Across Regions and Cultures

I’m sitting in Winnipeg, Manitoba on a mini-vacation watching the snowfall wondering what the weather is like in the South Central region. Sunny and 46 degrees in Nashville. Partly cloudy and 52 in Little Rock. Sunny and 54 in Jackson. Thinking of the South Central region a nation away in addition to my recent travels [...]

The Future of Digital Health – Views from Inside the Industry

“Healthcare is a truly antiquated industry,” says Dr. Cam Patterson, Chancellor of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).  Regarding the rise of Amazon as a digital corporation and huge game changer in the market, “if we don’t think this is going to happen in healthcare, you’re living in the 1920s – because it [...]

Awardees Honored for Contributions to Digital Health

Sept. 4, 2019 | The UAMS-led South Central Telehealth Resource Center recently presented three awards to honor those for their work building networks for and advocacy of digital medicine. The awards were presented at the South Central Telehealth Forum, held Aug. 19 and 20 in Nashville, Tennessee. The resource center serves Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee. [...]

Telehealth Serving the Underserved – Small Town, USA Benefits From Access to Care

Rural farmland According to National Public Radio, “a growing number of Americans [are] turning to telehealth appointments with medical providers in the wake of widespread hospital closings in remote communities, and a shortage of local primary care doctors, specialists, and other providers.” “Remote communities” is an all too relatable term when it comes [...]

My Introduction to Telehealth at the 2019 TRC Spring Meeting

Walking into any large group for the first time can be intimidating as well as exciting – different faces, different personalities, different ideas.  And as time goes on, you start to see the deep connections between the group… you start to see where you might have a hopeful future in this group.  This is me [...]

By | March 11th, 2019|Featured, General|0 Comments

Assistant Director of Outreach Now On Board With SCTRC

South Central Telehealth Resource Center Welcomes New Assistant Director of Outreach, Joe Schaffner For nearly 15 years, Joe has worked in the public health sector at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Little Rock Wastewater, and the Arkansas Department of Human Services.  At each of these organizations, Joe took advantage of numerous opportunities for growth and development [...]

By | February 11th, 2019|General|0 Comments

Who’s Your TRC?

Do you know your TRC (i.e. Telehealth Resource Center)?  Do you know what services and assistance they can provide not just to your community but across communities and borders? Well, a good place to start is the National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers (NCTRC).  Check out their website:  www.telehealthresourcecenter.org. There you will see a conglomeration [...]

By | February 11th, 2019|General, Telehealth|0 Comments

SCTRC End of the Year Survey!

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By | January 9th, 2019|General|0 Comments

Eswaran Named Principal Investigator of South Central Telehealth Resource Center

The South Central Telehealth Resource Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Hari Eswaran, PhD, as Principal Investigator and Director. Dr. Eswaran has been with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) for 16 years where he serves as a professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and as the Scientific Director of [...]

By | August 30th, 2018|Featured, General, Telehealth Research|0 Comments

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 [...]