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Telehealth Assistance Resource Pages

Whether you’re new to telehealth and telemedicine or have been utilizing telehealth for a while, the current COVID19 pandemic has flipped this type of healthcare service delivery on its head much like so many other facets of our professional and personal worlds. Currently, policy is fluid. Bandwidths are burdened. Knowledge is a whirlwind. Where does [...]

SCTRC Now Offering Weekly Telehealth 101/Telehealth Roundup Webinars

In light of the ongoing coronavirus/COVID19 pandemic, we are offering our "Telehealth 101" webinar series on a bi-weekly basis, every other Friday at 3PM Central. On the alternate Fridays, we are offering a "Telehealth Roundup" webinar at 3PM Central. (Example: Friday, April 3rd at 3pm Central, we will offer "Telehealth 101." Friday, April 10th at [...]

By | March 24th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID19, General, Telehealth|0 Comments

Down in the Delta – Up in Telehealth: MTA 2020

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves kicked off the Mississippi Telehealth Association (MTA) 2020 Annual Conference on Monday, February 24th by describing much of Mississippi living “small town ways” as a blanket description of many state residents.  Regarding the advancement of telehealth, the governor used this “small town ways” theme as a pitch to bridge the gap [...]

Can’t attend our Telehealth 101 webinar live? Check it out here!

Telehealth 101 provides a high overview of telehealth, telemedicine, and digital health. Learn about terminology, benefits, technology and the South Central Telehealth Resource Center among the other Telehealth Resource Centers. Feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions, comments or feedback.  Check out the telehealth etiquette videos here: https://learntelehealth.org/telehealth-etiquette-series/

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