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┬áHRSA-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 […]

HTRC Director to serve on The National Quality Forum

Heartland Telehealth Resource Center Director Eve-Lynn Nelson, Ph.D, was recently asked to serve on the National Quality Forum (NQF). The NQF is reviewing research to “identify existing and potential telehealth metrics to identify gaps and develop a measure framework, prioritized list of measure concepts, and guiding principles for future telehealth measurement.” The committee will focus […]

Kansas Telehealth ROCKS Update

Telehealth Rocks Grant recipients focus on child poverty in rural communities More children and communities across Kansas will now have access to telehealth services thanks to the Telehealth Rocks grant, awarded by the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Rural Child Poverty Telehealth Network Grant Program. ┬áThe University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institution […]