eNewsletters

August 2017

  • National Maternal and Infant Nutrition Course
  • Tribute to Mario Gutierrez
  • Telehospice providing comfort in rural Kansas
  • New Missouri Hospital Foundation report

July 2017

  • Telehealth's role in the opioid crisis
  • Most wired hospitals list

June 2017

  • New youth telemental health practice guidelines
  • Family physicians are interested in telehealth, few are using
  • State telehealth regulation quick reference guides

May 2017

  • Physical Therapy Licensure Compact
  • HTRC partners present at National Rural Health Association Conference
  • Practical tips for procuring telehealth reimbursement
  • Senator Moran (R-Kan.) convenes hearing to discuss VA Telemedicine
  • Show-Me ECHO funding restored

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April 2017

  • School nurses vital to implementation of school telehealth program
  • Meeting school nurses where they are
  • New opportunity for Kansas docs to practice telemed across state lines
  • MTN's Mirna Becevic, Ph. D. chosen as a top faculty achiever

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March 2017

  • Regional Telehealth Legislative Update
  • Study finds DTC telehealth visits not a panacea

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February 2017

  • ATA's new report on Medicaid coverage: Regional breakdown
  • Two telehealth bills introduced in Kansas House
  • Telehealth Alliance of Oklahoma welcomes new Executive Director
  • Six tips you must know for telehealth funding

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January 2017

  • 21st Century Cures Act keeps Telehealth a hot topic
  • Telehealth ROCKS (Rural Outreach for Children of Kansas) implementation strategies revealed
  • Missouri Governor cuts telehealth funding
  • Sunflower Foundation Capacity Building Grants

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December 2016

  • Indian Health Workshop
  • Telehealth Technology Assessment Centers Survey
  • HTRC director publishes elemental health guide
  • National ECHO bill heads to House

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November 2016

  • Telesupervision in Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma aids rural communities
  • HTRC Director, Eve-Lynn Nelson, to serve on The National Quality Forum
  • Professional development training to advance integration of telehealth in Missouri

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October 2016

  • KanTel board recommendation meeting
  • HTRC says "goodbye" to Oklahoma director, Cynthia Scheideman-Miller
  • A new Kansas partnership hopes to improve access to care in rural Kansas
  • Skilled nursing facilities soon eligible for Universal Service Fund

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September 2016

  • Oklahoma Congressman Markwayne Mullin tours telehealth sites
  • Show-Me ECHO teams kick off fall season
  • Kansas ECHO Pain Management
  • Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) report recommends changes to Medicare coverage

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August 2016

  • Telehealth is coming to a Missouri school near you
  • Kansas looks to expand their Project ECHO offerings
  • The Cherokee Nation recognizes the benefits of ECHO
  • The Heartland leads the way in telemental health
  • Augmented and virtual reality, the next medium for telemedicine

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July 2016

  • mHealth's role in Missouri's war on melanoma
  • Introducing Kantel, teleheatlh advisory board in Kansas
  • Expansion of telehealth to allied health practices in Oklahoma
  • AMA taking steps to ensure quality of telemedicine startups

June 2016

June 2016

  • Telepresenter tips from a telehospitalist
  • Missouri's war on melanoma
  • Telemedicine makes things easier for recent heart transplant patients in Wichita
  • Kiosks poised to improve mental health in central Kansas
  • The VA announces plans to expand telemental health services around the country

May 2016

May 2016

  • Dietary consultations: Now available through telemedicine
  • Compacts aim to increase telehealth practice in Kansas and Oklahoma
  • Project-ECHO is making waves on a national scale

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April 2016

  • Montana tackles diabetes head-on with the implementation of a state-wide Diabetes Prevention Program
  • KUMC's TeleECHO program partners with rural Kansas communities to treat autism
  • CoxHealth is making strides in reproductive care by incorporating telemedicine

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March 2016

  • Bipartisan, federal legislation would mark a major advancement in telehealth coverage
  • Kansas connects community to free mental health and substance use checkups
  • Telehealth may expand Oklahoman's access to optometrists

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February 2016

  • Movement to end informed consent for telehealth signals change in acceptance
  • Missouri legislators all in for telehealth
  • Kansas Hospital Association hosts telemed workshop
  • CMS's new rule could mean transformation for Medicaid Home Health
  • NextGen ACOs to remove geographical telehealth restrictions

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January 2016

  • Patients are ready for telehealth
  • Rule changes would increase access to speech and language audiology services
  • New Telehealth Alliance of Oklahoma benefit
  • New USDA telemedicine grants announced

December 2015

  • MTN research confirms: Patients love telehealth
  • Kansas mental health facility will offer much-needed services with telehealth
  • Oklahoma expands PA scope-of-practice
  • Three Missouri facilities awarded USDA telemed grants

November 2015

  • TRCs talk to vendors about needs of rural users
  • Mercy opens virtual care center
  • Oklahoma payer adds telehealth coverage
  • HTRC presents at APHA

October 2015

  • VIDEO: Telepresenter best practices
  • Inside look at Missouri's IMPACT Asthma ECHO
  • Telehealth Rocks grant to focus on child poverty in rural communities
  • Regulatory round-up

September 2015

  • VIDEO: INTEGRIS Health uses FaceTime to offer care anytime, anywhere
  • Salina Regional expands telehealth program
  • University of Missouri mHealth innovations
  • What you need to know about the Nurse Licensure Compact

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August 2015

  • VIDEO: How to avoid telemedicine faux pas
  • Kansas expands mental health deaf services
  • SLIDESHOW: Focus on Telehealth tips
  • Center for Connected Health report: slow improvements in reimbursement

July 2015

  • Oklahoma Medicaid expands telehealth coverage!
  • VIDEO: Rural cardiologist uses EKG smartphone app to increase capacity
  • Missouri telehealth project lands state funding
  • Kansas works to connect special needs families to care
  • Medicare turns 50

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April 2015

  • Video: Dr. Karen Edison on doctor-patient relationships via telemed
  • Better tech leads to tele-oncology expansion in Salina, Kan.
  • Federal and state legislative update
  • Telehealth news round-up
  • Aspiring health care professionals introduced to telehealth

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January 2015

  • Five promising technologies from Consumer Electronics Show
  • Oklahoma Medicaid increases telehealth coverage
  • 2015 CMS telehealth codes
  • Meet new HTRC Project Director Janine Gracy
  • Show-Me ECHO launches early to bring needed pain relief

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October 2014

  • Seven ways to get your home monitoring program started
  • Oklahoma Telehealth Conference: Transforming health care
  • Telegenetic counseling increases access for SW Oklahoma
  • How a robot has expanded pediatric allergy services in Kansas
  • Telehealth stakeholders praise CMS proposal, think more can be done
  • $12 million grant awarded to KU Hospital and partners

July 2014

  • CMS cuts red tape for CAHs and FQHCs
  • CMS proposes new telemedicine CPT codes
  • MTN builds capacity in Mexico
  • Okla. bill means CMHCs can continue services
  • Tip: Finding a provider

April 2014

• HTRC takes the show on the road in Kansas
• CEO perspective: Why what's good for patients is good for business
• Show-Me ECHO mentoring project set to begin in Missouri
• What can HTRC do for you?
• Tip: Bill for it!

January 2014

• iPads help parents connect with newborns in NICU
• Most Oklahoma telemedicine is rural to rural
• Video: Making telehealth implementation easy
• CMS expands telehealth reimbursement

December 2013

• KU puts telemedicine on wheels with the Wellcar
• Successful implementation is in the details
• Making telemedicine part of your routine
• HTRC continues work with Oklahoma legislature
• Tips for telehealth presenters

November 2013

• VIDEO: Money-saving telehealth tips
• Can you have too much bandwidth?
• Diversifying telehealth services could improve your ROI
• Telehealth Alliance of Oklahoma Legislative Summit
• MTN telederm app
• OMB public hearing on Okla. telemed rules

October 2013

• HTRC: Changing to meet today’s health care needs
• Safety First
• Make the most of needs assessments
• Was Skype to blame?
• Clearing the air over disciplined Oklahoma doctor

September 2013

• Over 5,300 miles and a world of similarities
• Sustaining telehealth for the long term
• Midwest Cancer Alliance makes the most of telehealth
• New iPhone, new mHealth potential

August 2013

• Live demo "show-stopper" at Oklahoma Healthcare Summit
• Telemedicine increasing profits, opportunities at St. Louis hospital
• ACO partnership reviving health care in Kansas
• VA continues telemedicine surge

July 2013

• New Missouri law helps put telemedicine firmly on the map
• Oklahoma program helps keep kids safe
• iPads support patients with severe digestive disorders
• Telenursing project brings care for sexual assault victims closer to home
• Proposed CMS rule would redefine "rural"

June 2013

• HIPAA-compliant texting in Kansas
• Broadband speeds health care access
• Mending hearts
• Media today: Now starring telemedicine

May 2013

• Educating telehealth administrators of today and tomorrow
• OU Nursing Program trains future workforce for telehealth
• MU teledermatology clinic makes an impact: Increasing access and adoption of telemedicine
• Missouri Telehealth Network goes international
• Telemedicine making a splash on state and federal level

April 2013

• Nourishing kids through telemedicine
• HTRC works to reduce barriers to telehealth adoption
• Telehealth as a tool for kids with autism
• Legislation to reimburse telemedicine reaches Missouri House
• Telehealth resource centers: The friends you didn’t know you had
• Three counties in HTRC tri-state gain telehealth benefits

March 2013

• Waiting room app makes a difference for kids with IBD
• Pairing preemies and parents with an iPad
• Fitness technology gets people moving
• Regulating apps: How far will the FDA go?
• Listening with your eyes
• Future's so bright

February 2013

• mHealth: Breaking the mental health access barrier for college students
• Tulsa at the heart of Million Hearts Campaign app launch
• North KC-based company receives FDA approval on fetal monitoring mobile device
• I (heart) apps
• What the new HIPAA rule means for mHealth
• HTRC partners work with Oklahoma state representative to draft legislation

January 2013

• Kansas telemonitoring project shows promise for reducing hospital admissions
• Tulsa-area telehealth provider helps win CMS initiative
• Show-Me state success: Reducing readmissions
• ACA offers new opportunities for telehealth in 2013
• Applying health literacy to telehealth
• New 2013 telehealth codes
• FCC: Major changes to Rural Health Care Program