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Save the Date & Early Bird Registration – Don’t Miss #SCTF2016!

Early Bird Registration  The South Central Telehealth Resource Center is pleased to announce the 4th annual South Central Telehealth Forum (#SCTF2016) on August 1-2, 2016. The event is being held at the Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. Early Bird Registration is now open! If you want to BUILD programs and IMPROVE patient outcomes, [...]

Rural Health Association of Tennessee Holds 21st Annual Conference in Pigeon Forge

The Rural Health Association of Tennessee (RHAT) held their annual conference on November 18-20, 2015, in Pigeon Forge. The 3-day program, “Change. Challenge. Opportunity. Learning from the Past. Planning for the Future,” featured pre-conference workshops along with several breakout sessions on topics related to rural health care in Tennessee. The opening keynote speaker, Eric Clauss, [...]

By | November 20th, 2015|General, Growing Your Program, Telehealth, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hey, Y’all! Company is coming! Join us for another episode of Telehealth Talk! (Episode 5)

  Episode 5 features special guest, Michael Manley. Mr. Manley is the Director of Outreach for the Center for Distance Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the Director of Arkansas SAVES. Mr. Manley discusses the 7-year-old Arkansas SAVES program, which has 48 participating sites across the state. He [...]

UMMC Center for Telehealth Fall Training is a Success

The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) Center for Telehealth held their fall training on November 10, 2015, in Jackson. The agenda included many sessions led by experts in the field of Telehealth.  Attendees learned about the requirements of building an effective Telehealth program, including the clinical, nursing and administrative components; explored Telehealth technology; and [...]

University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Telehealth Training in Jackson, MS

Don't be left out!  Register today at umc.edu/telehealth to hear from University of Mississippi Medical Center's telehealth leaders. UMMC Telehealth is a nationally ranked program and 2015 winner of the President’s Award for Health Delivery, Quality and Transformation presented by the American Telemedicine Association.

By | October 19th, 2015|General, Growing Your Program|0 Comments

Three Campuses, Three Towns, Three Counties, One Telemedicine Community: School-Based Telemedicine in the Jasper School District

Located in the rural northwest area of Arkansas, the Jasper School District serves 898 students and encompasses three campuses, three towns and three counties. The district is located in a medically-underserved area, which means there is limited access to healthcare professionals and resources. Many residents fall below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level and/or are [...]

3 Essential Technology Tools in the Telehealth Toolbox

For many patients, Telehealth/Telemedicine is a new way to receive healthcare. The process can be interesting and scary at the same time. Patients may ask questions, such as: • How is a secure and dependable internet connection established? • How is my privacy protected? • How is my health assessment going to be done? Technology [...]

By | August 28th, 2015|Clinical, General, Growing Your Program, Technology|0 Comments

Hush up, y’all! It’s time for Telehealth Talk! (Episode 1)

  Telehealth Talk, the only podcast devoted to Telehealth, is now available! In this episode, you will be educated and entertained by Sarah’s and Delbert’s unique, rural Arkansas perspectives. The monthly podcast will feature current Telehealth news, program information and personal experiences. Podcast host, Sarah Rhoads, PhD, DNP, APRN, serves as the Education [...]

Risk Management Resources

Delivering medical care over Telemedicine requires the same diligence and attention to risk management that face-to-face care requires. The Center for Telehealth & e-Health Law will present a webinar on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon CST.

By | January 26th, 2015|General, Growing Your Program|Comments Off on Risk Management Resources

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!