Telehealth Resources for Safety Net Providers


This course if provided by HRSA from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services.

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Description: Telehealth technology can be a valuable addition to a wide variety of care settings -- from critical access hospitals and rural health clinics to ambulatory and primary care settings. Presented by HRSA’s Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (OAT), this webinar will provide an overview of the HRSA activities and programs available to improve health care delivery, education and health information services to meet the needs of the underserved. Presenters, from both policy and safety net environments, will provide an overview of FCC and HRSA programs available to support the use of telehealth.

• Monica Cowan, Senior Public Health Analyst, HRSA Office of Rural Health Policy, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, Rockville, MD
• Gordon Alloway, Project Director, Heartland Telehealth Resource Center, Kansas City, KS
• Paloma Costa, Program Manager of Outreach Rural Health Care, Universal Service Administrative Company, Washington, DC
• Stephanie Laws, RN, BSN, Manager, Telehealth and Innovative Technologies Department, Union Hospital, Clinton, IN

Target Audience: Critical access hospitals, rural health clinics, and ambulatory and primary care settings.

Course Duration (Hours): 1.5