Telehealth in Kansas Brings Rural Access to Epilepsy Specialists and Services

Epilepsy, a chronic physical disorder with its unseen disturbance of brain activity and characteristic repeated seizures over time, is an ongoing challenge for patients and families often requiring considerable healthcare support. The magnitude of this challenge increases when the patient is a young child or the family resides in a rural area with few resources. […]

June 7, 2012 Newsletter

Serbia looks to MTN to create telehealth network When Serbia decided to create its first telehealth network, the task was left to a Serbian team from the National Alliance for Local Economic Development (NALED) to figure out how to do it. After several weeks of searching, the NALED team found the group that could help […]

May 17, 2012 Newsletter

Telehealth Talk debuts Have questions about telehealth? The Heartland Telehealth Resource Center’s new program, Telehealth Talk, lets you ask them to our experts and receive answers live. Telehealth Talk is a free, monthly, one-hour audio webinar were we feature a special guest and topic and then answer your questions. It’s your forum for finding answers […]

April 13, 2102 Newsletter

HTRC prepares for ATA 2012 meeting The Heartland Telehealth Resource Center (HTRC) will be well represented by six associates at the American Telehealth Association’s annual meeting in San Jose, which runs from April 30 to May 1. Presentations and posters by people affiliated with HTRC will cover topics including palliative care training through Telehealth (see related […]

March 15, 2012 Newsletter

Benefits: iPads in Health & Medicine Apple iPads are increasingly finding use in health and medicine. They can give providers a wealth of reference, educational, and diagnostic information, reducing cost and improving efficiency and care. Recent reports suggest that, driven by a pressure for change that is coming from users, health care providers are using […]

March 8, 2012 Newsletter

March is Stroke Awareness Month March is Stroke Awareness Month and a recent study has shown how telemedicine can impact this malady. The five-year study, done by the Mayo Clinic in Arizona and researchers at the University of California-San Diego, showed that stroke patients were correctly diagnosed 93 percent of the time when videoconferencing was […]