The UMTRC provides a single point of contact for telehealth resources across Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio through educational and outreach presentations, individualized technical assistance, facilitation, connection to local or distant providers, and archived resources via our website and staff.
Chronic Care Management and Population Health strategies using telehealth technologies are popping up everywhere. Virtual visits are starting to become more common. Kaiser Permanente is now projecting they will see more patients virtually than in the office by 2018.
The Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center (UMTRC) is a consortium of active telehealth organizations, headed by the Indiana Rural Health Association (IRHA) that provides a comprehensive set of telehealth clinical and technical assistance services leveraged into products of lasting value to rural providers. The UMTRC focuses on telehealth programs and technical assistance needs within Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Ohio. Because we are a fully-funded grant-based program, all of our services are provided at no charge.