Telemedicine Development Resources
Telehealth Resource Centers
Telehealth Resource Centers (TRCs) have been established to provide assistance, education and information to organizations and individuals who are actively providing or interested in providing medical care at a distance. Their charter from the Office for Advancement of Telehealth is to assist in expanding of the availability of healthcare to underserved populations. Since they are federally funded, the assistance they provide is generally free of charge.
American Telemedicine Association (ATA)
National membership organization’s web site includes information on meetings & education, standards & guidelines, and public policy
Center for Telemedicine and e-Health Law
Information and webinars on telemedicine issues and public policy
Federal Funding Programs
Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (OAT), HRSA, DHHS
Telemedicine network grants; getting started guides; links to other telehealth resources
USDA Telecommunications – Distance Learning & Telemedicine Grant Program
Grants focus on equipment for rural sites for telemedicine and distance learning
Universal Service Administrative Company Rural healthcare Division (USAC-RHCD)
Telecommunications discounts for eligible rural healthcare facilities
Searchable postings of all federal grant opportunities.
The resources presented on this website, and on the webpages accessible through the links on this page, are provided for informational purposes only. This information is not intended to be comprehensive and the manner in which it applies to your organization will be unique. You should seek expert advice to ensure that you are taking into account all relevant considerations. The UETN does not provide legal advice. If the resources that you find here do not answer your questions to your satisfaction, you should consult a lawyer or other qualified expert.