In the early days of the Covid pandemic, Dianne Connery realized something needed to be done for people in her rural Texas community to help connect folks to their medical appointments.
Today the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) is releasing its bi-annual summary of state telehealth policy changes for Fall 2022. Additionally, we are also making available a summary chart showing where states stand on many key telehealth policies, as well as an infographic highlighting our key findings.
COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended: Thursday October 13, 2022 HHS Secretary Becerra renewed the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) for another 90 days through mid-January 2023. The Biden Administration has said that it will provide a 60-day notice prior to the expiration of the PHE, likely to occur in mid-November.
UETN's Matt McCullough, director of Tehealth Services, spoke to Brooke on Fresh living about some of the teleheatlh initiatives that UETN is focued on. Such as nursing kits for children and educators in rural communities.
The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) has announced a funding opportunity that supports the planning and development of integrated health care networks seeking to expand access and improve quality of care in rural communities. HRSA plans to award 20 grants to rural communities as part of this funding opportunity.
Watch the presentation of Dr. Todd Vento, with Intermountain Healthcare, receive the 2022 Deborah LaMarche Telehealth Award. Listen to his comments on what it means to be an award winner and how he humbly gives all the credit to his co-workers.