Results of Oklahoma Telehealth Utilization Survey

A recent survey sheds light on telehealth use in Oklahoma. The survey, which was collected through a partnership among the Telehealth Alliance of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Hospital Association, Oklahoma Department of Health and Oklahoma Board of Licensure, showed that funding and reimbursement remain top obstacles. Despite the barriers, respondents indicated a vast array of telehealth uses in […]

Legislative Update

Many legislative bodies are approaching the midpoint of their legislative sessions and telehealth has been on the agenda in all three states in HTRC’s coverage area. The list below provides updates on telehealth-related legislation. Kansas Last month KanTel members presented to the Kansas House Committee on Health and Human Services in support of insurance parity […]

In Oklahoma 57% of telehealth encounters are rural to rural

Telehealth often conjures the image of big city specialists serving small town and rural sites. But this is not the case in the majority of Oklahoma’s rural telehealth encounters, says HTRC’s Oklahoma Director Candace Shaw. A 2011 HTRC survey distributed by the Oklahoma Primary Care Association and Oklahoma Hospital Association found that, in fact, 57 […]