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

Guest Blog: Growing Rural Health Access with Telehealth – by Ryan Kelly, Mississippi Telehealth Association

  The majority of Americans, particularly in the southern United States, receive their healthcare through rural health facilities.  These facilities often include rural or critical access hospitals, rural health clinics and/or community health centers, and other rural providers.  Statistics show that rural health is less expensive with greater quality care measures than its urban counterparts, [...]

Travels: Early Spring 2019

Nashville, Memphis, New Orleans… Exciting cities among many stops along the way over the last 30 days promoting telehealth in this beautiful corner of the world…  Though, during this time, we didn’t have an official stop in Mississippi, we did drive through and experience the blessing of its beautiful green and savory scenery on the [...]

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

South Central Legislative/Regulatory Update – January 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 | February 5th, 2019|Legislation Update, Telehealth|0 Comments