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

COMMENTS DUE TODAY! FCC Seeking Comment on Universal Service Funds

The FCC has issued a Public Notice (DA 12-1166) seeking further comment on issues in the Rural Health Care Reform Proceeding , particularly with regard to the proposed Broadband Services Program. The Commission has stated that “A more focused and comprehensive record will help the Commission craft an efficient permanent program that will help health care […]

SKC Symposia Presentations

Did you miss Heartland TRC during the SKC Technology Summit in Kansas City? Now you can catch up with slides from the trainings. (Additional A/V recordings will be posted soon.) Goodland Regional Medical Center Kansas Telehealth Services & Pediatric Epilepsy Missouri Telehealth Network – Getting Started in Telehealth Missouri Telehealth Network – Presenting Telehealth South […]

Oklahoma’s HTRC Group Highlights Value of Telemedicine

Rural patients and providers in Oklahoma are benefitting from telemedicine, according to a recent interview with members of the Oklahoma Heartland Telehealth Resource Center. Profiled on Oklahoma’s OETA Network, Candace Shaw, director of telemedicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, discussed how telemedicine is bringing care to patients in remote areas. “With technology, […]

SKC Communications Technology Summit: Telehealth Symposium & Training

The Heartland Telehealth Resource Center (HTRC) has organized a series of valuable, educational telehealth events as break-out sessions during the 5th Annual SKC Communications Technology Summit. Register today. Telehealth Technology Symposium Brief presentations by current users of interactive communications for: Intensive Care Behavioral Health School-Based Outpatient Oncology Home Care Interactive audience-panelist discussion and survey on […]

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. […]