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Telehealth & Healthcare Organizations

Washington State Hospital Association.  The Washington State Hospital Association works to improve the health of all Washington state residents by being active on key issues of policy and quality. The Triple Aim guides our members and our work, as we strive to improve the patient experience, improve the health of populations and reduce the cost of health care.

Association of Washington Public Hospital Districts. The Association of Washington Public Hospital Districts has served as the trade association for Washington State’s public hospital districts since 1952. The Association’s activities can generally be divided into two categories: education and advocacy.

American Telemedicine Association.  ATA is a non-profit association based in Washington DC with a membership network of more than 10,000 industry leaders and healthcare professionals.  We are a leading telehealth association helping to transform healthcare by improving the quality,  equity  and  affordability of healthcare throughout the world.

Northwest Regional Telehealth Resouce Center. NRTRC provides technical assistance, program support, education and information to Telehealth Networks in our seven-state region. Our staff members have strong backgrounds in multiple aspects of Telehealth and access to a wide range of Telehealth experts throughout the United States. Our primary mission is to increase the use of Telehealth service throughout the region, especially to underserved populations. To achieve that goal, we provide no-cost assistance to Telehealth providers.

Idaho Telehealth Alliance.  In March of 2014 HCR 46 was passed in the Idaho legislative session direction Health and Welfare to appoint a new Telehealth Planning Council.  That legislation states: “…directing the Department of Health and Welfare to convene a Council to coordinate and develop a comprehensive set of standards, policies, rules and procedures for the use of Telehealth and Telemedicine in Idaho.”

Telehealth Alliance of Oregon. The Telehealth Alliance of Oregon (TAO) is a non-profit membership organization.  Membership is open to anyone interested in supporting the mission and goals of the organization. TAO welcomes telehealth service providers, organizations interested in providing telehealth services,

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. Our simple charter from the Office for Advancement of Telehealth is to assist in expanding the availability of health care to underserved populations. And because we are federally funded, the assistance we provide is generally free of charge.

Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ). The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is the lead Federal agency charged with improving the safety and quality of America’s health care system. AHRQ develops the knowledge, tools, and data needed to improve the health care system and help Americans, health care professionals, and policymakers make informed health decisions.

International Society for Telemedicine & Telehealth. Facilitate the international dissemination of knowledge and experience in Telemedicine and eHealth and providing access to recognized experts in the field worldwide.

Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC). The Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC) fosters research on health informatics, telemedicine/m-Health, medical training systems and computational biology to address gaps in DoD medical research programs and military healthcare.

California Telehealth Network. CTN is California’s leading agency focusing on increasing access to healthcare, including telehealth, telemedicine and health information exchange, through the innovative use of technology.

Center for Telehealth & eHealth Law. The Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) has established itself as the “go-to” legal and regulatory telehealth organization – providing vital support to the community on topics such as: physician and nurse licensure; credentialing and privileging; Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement; and private insurance payment policies.

VA Telehealth Services. VA Telehealth Services uses health informatics, disease management and telehealth technologies to target care and case management to improve access to care, improving the health of veterans. Telehealth changes the location where health care services are routinely provided.

Center for Connected Health Policy. CCHP is dedicated to integrating telehealth virtual technologies into the health care system through advancing sound policy based on objective research and informed practices. CCHP actively researches and analyzes important telehealth policy issues, engages influential public and private sectors through analyses and reports, and provides key telehealth policy resources nationwide.

American Hospital Association. From emergency department care to remote patient monitoring for chronic care management and access to care from specialists, telehealth is changing the way health care is provided – both expanding patient access to routine and specialty care while improving patient satisfaction and outcomes. The AHA supports the expansion of patient access created by hospitals’ efforts to deliver high-quality and innovative telehealth services.

The Rural Health Hub. The Rural Health Information Hub, formerly the Rural Assistance Center, is funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy to be a national clearinghouse on rural health issues. We are committed to supporting healthcare and population health in rural communities.

National Center for Telehealth & Technology. The National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2) is a component center of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) (link is external). DCoE is a principal component of the Healthcare Operations Directorate under the Defense Health Agency.

Federal Communications Commission. Connect2HealthFCC (#C2HFCC) is a senior-level, multi-disciplinary Task Force created by Chairman Tom Wheeler to move the needle on broadband and advanced health care technologies. Recognizing that technology innovations in clinical practice and care delivery are poised to fundamentally change the face of health care, C2HFCC is charged with exploring the intersection of broadband, advanced technology, and health.  The Task Force will focus on further charting the broadband future of health and care.  This will ensure that the FCC stays ahead of the health technology curve.

New Mexico TeleHealth Alliance. The NM Telehealth Alliance is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting telehealth solutions to deliver quality healthcare throughout the state. The Alliance is a network of members representing a broad spectrum of public and private healthcare organizations. We provide technical and program support to our members and enable them to effectively share resources. Our board members, officers, and executive director are all volunteers.

Telehealth Funding Agencies

Federal Telemedicine Grant Programs

United States Department of Agriculture Distance Learning & Telemedicine Grant Program

USDA Rural Utilities Services Program

National Broadband Plan

Funding Opportunity Newsletter

Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ)

Telehealth Related Journals & Newsletters

Federal Telemedicine News

Journal of Telemedicine & Telecare

International Journal of Telemedicine & Applications

Telemedicine & E-Health Journal

Telemedicine.com

Healthcare IT News

Telehealth & Medicine Today

Home Health Technology News

Health Policy

Modern Healthcare

Healthcare Informatics

Healthcare Technology Magazine

mHealth Intelligence

Telehealth Tools

CMS Telehealth Fact Sheet (2016)

Medicare Telehealth Payment Eligibility Advisor

State Telehealth Medicaid Reimbursement Policies

Critical Access Hospitals & Telehealth Reimbursement

Telehealth Policies for all 50 States

Interstate Telehealth Licensure

Telehealth Credentialing by Proxy

The Role of Telepresenters

The California Telehealth Resource Center. Telehealth terminology

ANTHC Palliative Care Direct to Consumer: An Innovative Model for the Delivery of Specialized Care PDF


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