How can the telehealth resource center network assist you?

The South Central Telehealth Resource Center (SCTRC) is one of twelve regional telehealth resource centers across the United States. Each regional center provides assistance, education and information to individuals and organizations interested in establishing or expanding a telehealth program. The SCTRC, part of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Center for Distance Health, serves [...]

Benton and Rhoads Honored By Great 100 Nurses Foundation

Tina Benton, BSN, RN, Program Director of Antenatal & Neonatal Guidelines, Education and Learning System (ANGELS) in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the Clinical Division Director and Operations Manager of the Center for Distance Health; and Sarah Rhoads, PhD, DNP, APRN, Primary Investigator and [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Featured, General, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Quarterly Thought Conference: Legal and Regulatory Regional Update

Click here to register! April 18 at 3 PM CST Listen in as Christa Natoli, Deputy Executive Director, The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth & e-Health Law (CTeL) shares a legal and regulatory update for Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee. Christa oversees all business development efforts and strategic operations. She has extensive experience in policy [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Quarterly Thought Conference, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Step 8: Define the Program Model

The Telehealth Professional’s Guide to Successful Program Development is a blog series that provides an overview of the program development plan created by the California Telehealth Resource Center and the consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers. Phases include Assess & Define, Develop & Plan, Implement & Monitor. This plan, combined with national and regional resources, can [...]

Identify Telehealth-eligible Medicare sites in seconds!

Click here to access the Medicare Telehealth Payment Eligibility Analyzer.     Reimbursement for telehealth/telemedicine services is key to program sustainability. Each major payer group reimburses for services differently, which can be a source of frustration, especially for those who manage the billing process. One major payer, Medicare, covers telemedicine/telehealth services at eligible sites. To [...]

2017 Annual Conference – Mississippi Telehealth Association

The Mississippi Telehealth Association is having its state conference on March 22, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson. Guest speakers include Trace Swartzfager (St. Dominic Hospital); Tracy Walsh (Advisory Board Company); Therese Hannah (Center for Mississippi Health Policy); Kevin Hankins (C Spire); Kim McKee (South Central Telehealth Resource Center); [...]

Dr. Elizabeth Krupinski Announced as Plenary Speaker #SEARCH2017

The newly-formed Society for Education and the Advancement of Research in Connected Health (SEARCH) and the South Central Telehealth Resource Center is pleased to announce Ateev Mehrotra, MD, MPH, associate professor of health care policy and medicine at Harvard Medical School and a hospitalist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, as a keynote speaker at [...]

By | March 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join Us for #SEARCH2017

The South Central Telehealth Resource Center and the newly-formed Society for Education and the Advancement of Research in Connected Health (SEARCH) is hosting SEARCH2017, a telehealth research symposium, at the Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, Virginia, on April 4 & 5. The event will showcase connected health efforts, strategies and partnerships, specifically those that focus on [...]

Step 7: Identify the Payer Base for Your Telehealth Program

The Health Care Professional’s Guide to Successful Telehealth Program Development is a blog series that provides a step-by-step approach to telehealth program development. Click here to access the blog series and step-by-step checklist.   In the last few steps, you have been developing the needs assessment for your potential telehealth program. This assessment allows you to [...]

Quarterly Thought Conference: eICU Care

FREE WEBINAR February 21 at 1 PM CST Click here to register!     Vicki Norman, RN, Director of eICU Care at Baptist Health, will discuss eICU care. The Baptist Health eICU provides 24/7 critical care monitoring via a central hub, which is located in Little Rock, Arkansas. The hub provides services across the Baptist [...]