Remote patient monitoring; Easier, more accurate diagnostics; Drone applications for disasters; Leveraging healthcare apps; Improve outcomesmore »
Updated .pdf of Medicare Reimbursement Summarymore »
Please find the new-and-improved telehealth reimbursement summary for the state of Indiana.more »
Administrator Seema Verma said changes to the program eliminate 25 measures and ultimately save hospitals over 2 million hours of work.more »
Northview Elementary School in Gas City has become the most recent location for a telehealth clinic through the statewide Indiana Rural School Clinic Network.more »
PRESS RELEASE: SHLB Implores the FCC to Provide Emergency Relief for FY2017 Rural Health Care Program Applicants
The Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition, a broad-based membership organization that includes health providers and telehealth networks, filed an emergency petition today with the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) asking it to waive the Rural Health Care (RHC) program’s $400 million funding cap and fully fund qualified applications until the open rulemaking proceeding to reform the program concludes.more »
The government-wide MyHealthEData initiative is led by the White House Office of American Innovation.more »
Congress Proposes Change to Ryan Haight Act to Allow Telemedicine Prescribing of Controlled Substances
It seems the efforts of telemedicine advocates to change federal law and allow greater prescribing of controlled substances are no longer falling on deaf ears. Congress just released a pair of draft discussion bills to amend the federal Ryan Haight Act.more »
The Medicare Learning Network has just published the new fact sheet with useful definitions, guidelines, and resources for Telehealth in 2018.more »
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- A link to a blog post by UMTRC staffer, Luke Wortley, that was just recently posted to the Indiana Rural Health Association blog.
- In response to a short article that appeared in October 2017 on the website WIRED, Luke addresses the arguments posed by experts in the field, especially the skeptics.