Connecting Patient with Provider Electronically

With Missouri’s large swaths of rural counties, getting healthcare to all residents is a challenge. But as a recent two-part KBIA series explains, telemedicine offers a way to electronically connect patients to providers. In this second installment in the series, the HTRC’s Dr. Karen Edison, chair of the University of Missouri’s Department of Dermatology, discusses […]

CTel Presentation from the Oklahoma Telemedicine Conference

Couldn’t make it to the 2012 Oklahoma Telemedicine Conference? Download the presentation from Greg Billings, director of the Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL), where he unpacks the issues and questions related to telehealth regulations. Your Telehealth Program: Are You Compliant with the Legal & Regulatory Hurdles? What Do You Need to Know to […]

Telehealth takes on ovarian cancer

During national ovarian cancer month, HTRC shares one patient’s telehealth story October marks National Ovarian Cancer Month and when Jerice Elmore was diagnosed with the disease, she knew that she would need treatment. What she didn’t know was how she was going to get expert care living in Sharon Springs, a town of 748 people […]

Keeping Kids Out of the Hospital

A Kansas Telemonitoring Success Story on Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis ATA features Kansas telemedicine success story Part 1 in a 2 Part Series Read Part 2  This year’s American Telemedicine Association (ATA) fall forum promised, “This isn’t your traditional telemedicine meeting,” and traditional it was not. Held in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter, this […]

Oklahoma Study Confirms Importance of Telemedicine for Rural Patients

HTRC congratulates Oklahoma and its legislature in raising awareness on the value of telemedicine. On September 11th, state and local agency leaders presented findings to the Oklahoma legislature from the Oklahoma House Public Health Committee’s Telemedicine Interim Study that examined the importance of investing in telemedicine and the gains that could be made for citizens. […]

Make your vote count! Vote for HTRC partner in ATA’s Telehealth Video Contest

A video entitled “That’s Telemedicine,” produced by HTRC’s partners at Oklahoma University was nominated for the top ten in the ATA’s video contest. Cast your vote to help them finish at the top! Winners will be announced at the ATA’s Fall Forum in New Orleans and the top two will earn a $1000 prize.

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Oklahoma Telemedicine Conference

This year’s Oklahoma Telemedicine Conference will be held October 29-30 in Oklahoma City. As the region’s largest telemedicine conference, this event seeks to unite the entire network of telehealth professionals, including clinicians, researchers, administrators, IT specialists, government officials, students, and payers. Join them for a great line-up of vendors, workshops, and presentations. Oklahoma Telemedicine Conference Flyer […]

Funding Opportunity: Rural Health Network Development Planning Program

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recently announced a new funding opportunity for the Rural Health Network Development Planning Grant Program (Network Planning). The funding would help “promote the development of integrated healthcare networks in order to: (i) achieve efficiencies; (ii) expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential health care services; […]

HTRC’s Alloway featured in SearchHealthIT News

Heartland TRC’s Gordon Alloway was recently featured by SearchHealthIT news. Alloway presented for the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) national webinar, “Overview of Telehealth Resources for Safety Net Providers”. In the article, “Growing reimbursements for telehealth services offer rural providers new opportunities,” Alloway discusses the shifting focus on reimbursing telehealth visits. Read the article

HTRC’s Alloway featured in SearchHealthIT News

Heartland TRC’s Gordon Alloway was recently featured by SearchHealthIT news. Alloway presented for the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) national webinar, “Overview of Telehealth Resources for Safety Net Providers”. In the article, “Growing reimbursements for telehealth services offer rural providers new opportunities,” Alloway discusses the shifting focus on reimbursing telehealth visits. Read the article