SCTRC Now Offering Weekly Telehealth 101 Webinars

In light of the ongoing coronavirus/COVID19 pandemic, we will be offering our Telehealth 101 webinar series on a weekly basis (every Friday at 3PM Central). The need and the demand for telemedicine are surging and we want to be as accessible as possible. Our goal is to provide basic information to those who are new [...]

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 [...]

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’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/

South Central Legislative/Regulatory Update – September 2019

The following attachment is a list of legislative and regulatory updates compiled by the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) for telehealth and telemedicine within the South Central region (Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee). Please Note: CCHP has a pending legislation/regulation web page located at the following link: http://cchpca.org/state-laws-and-reimbursement-policies Click the image below to view [...]

By | October 9th, 2019|Legislation Update, Telehealth|0 Comments

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. [...]

South Central Legislative/Regulatory Update – August 2019

The following attachment is a list of legislative and regulatory updates compiled by the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) for telehealth and telemedicine within the South Central region (Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee). Please Note: CCHP has a pending legislation/regulation web page located at the following link: http://cchpca.org/state-laws-and-reimbursement-policies Click the image below to view [...]

By | September 4th, 2019|Legislation Update, Telehealth|0 Comments

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 [...]

South Central Legislative/Regulatory Update – July 2019

The following attachment is a list of legislative and regulatory updates compiled by the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) for telehealth and telemedicine within the South Central region (Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee). Please Note: CCHP has a pending legislation/regulation web page located at the following link: http://cchpca.org/state-laws-and-reimbursement-policies Click the image below to view [...]

By | July 24th, 2019|Legislation Update, Telehealth|0 Comments