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Three more years!

HTRC is pleased to announce an additional three years of funding awarded by the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA). We are grateful for the opportunity to continue to serve the heartland region, expanding access to quality healthcare for rural and underserved communities in Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Here’s to three more years of access, […]

Telehospice providing comfort in rural Kansas

One need look no further than the windshield of a hospice nurse to understand why telehealth is a good fit for hospice. From mud to snow, traveling through rural Kansas can be a challenge, one which determined nurses traverse daily to ensure they can be with their patients in their hour of need. Those trips […]

National Maternal and Infant Nutrition Intensive Course

HTRC Director Eve-Lynn Nelson, Ph.D., recently presented for the HRSA-funded, National Maternal and Infant Nutrition Intensive Course to highlight telehealth programs for pregnant and postpartum women. Nelson overviewed the MomHealth Pilot, an effort to improve outcomes for teen mothers and their children. This innovative intervention augments “traditional” telemental health visits and telesupport groups with iPads preloaded […]

Tribute to a friend and telehealth champion

This week, HTRC joins with other telehealth resource centers (TRC) across the nation in mourning the loss of Mario Gutierrez, executive director of the Center for Connected Health Policy. Mr. Gutierrez’s passion for increasing access to quality health care through telehealth was evident in his work at the Center and was an inspiration to us all. […]

2017 “Most Wired” Hospitals

The 2017 Most Wired list is out and 23 hospitals in the HTRC region made the list! University of Missouri Health Care was one of the three award winners in the Innovator category. The award was based on the MoodTrek smartphone app, an innovation in the field of mental health that allows patients to securely track their mood, […]