TeleBehavioral Health Summit

March 13, 2023

The TeleBehavioral Health Summit (TeleBH Summit) is a free two-day May 9-10, 2023, CME-accredited virtual conference, solely focused on today’s emerging topics in digital and TeleBehavioral Health care. Over the course of two days, experts in the evolving fields of digital and TeleBehavioral Health care will share their knowledge on a variety of emerging topics.

Now accepting nominations for the Deborah LaMarche Telehealth Excellence Award

March 2, 2023

Because of the need for behavioral health care services in Utah, the 2023 Deborah LaMarche Telehealth Excellence Award will focus on providers and organizations who have accomplished outstanding work in telebehavioral health. Nominations should focus on innovative telebehavioral health programs, technology, policy development or training. Due date for nominations: May 12, 2023 at 5 pm.

Evaluation of post-discharge engagement for emergency department patients with opioid use history

February 24, 2023

The use of telehealth services in EDs is becoming more popular. These services connect PRCs with ED patients in real-time via secure communications technology, and very little is known about the service- and clinical-based outcomes with which they are associated. This current study sought to assess factors associated with successful post-discharge follow-up of patients with a history of opioid use who received PRC telehealth services while in the ED.

HHS Releases COVID-19 PHE Transition Roadmap

February 16, 2023

Based on current COVID-19 trends, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is planning for the federal Public Health Emergency (PHE) for COVID-19, declared under Section 319 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, to expire at the end of the day on May 11, 2023. Our response to the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, remains a public health priority, but thanks to the Administration’s whole of government approach to combatting the virus, we are in a better place in our response than we were three years ago, and we can transition away from the emergency phase.

Small Internet Provider Soon to Open a Digital 'Empowerment Center'

February 10, 2023

A new center in the southwest corner of Wyoming aims to offer digital skills and navigation for people who may not otherwise have access to it. The Empowerment Center in Torrington is set to open in the next few weeks, said Matt Larsen, CEO of VistaBeam, the Internet service provider that is setting up the center.

ATA 2023 Conference & Expo

February 7, 2023

Join like-minded and motivated stakeholders and decision-makers at ATA2023 to talk telehealth on March 4-6, 2023. Use code NCTRC for $300 off a full conference registration!