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Friday, October 8, 2021

Medicaid & Permanent COVID-19 Telehealth Policies

Center for Connected Health Policy

Friday, October 8, 2021 | 11:00 AM -12:30 PM PST

Policymakers on the federal and state level continue to decide which of the temporary telehealth policies to keep after the public health emergency is over. This webinar will focus on the permanent telehealth policy changes Medicaid programs have made and what went into those decisions.

Friday, October 1, 2021

Medicaid & Other State Agencies Telehealth Policies for Patients with Disabilities

Center for Connected Health Policy

Friday, October 1, 2021 | 11:00 AM -12:30 PM PST

As telehealth became more widely utilized during COVID-19, it became clear that some segments of the population may be left behind due to inability to access the technology. One segment of the population, patients with disabilities, may have encountered unique barriers to accessing care through telehealth. This webinar will focus on what Medicaid programs and other state agencies have done to help ensure people with disabilities can utilized telehealth.

Friday, September 24, 2021

Medicaid & Telehealth Data Collection: Surveys, Studies & Advisory Groups

Center for Connected Health Policy

Friday, September 24, 2021 | 11:00 AM -12:30 PM PST

COVID-19 has spurred Medicaid programs to expand their telehealth policies. It has also encouraged them to examine the effects and impacts of such policies and engaging stakeholders more often than before. Learn about the efforts some Medicaid programs have made in collecting data and working with other groups as they work on solidifying the next steps in their telehealth policy development.

Friday, September 17, 2021

Webinar: Medicaid & Audio-Only

Center for Connected Health Policy

Friday, September 17, 2021 | 11:00 AM -12:30 PM PST

When the COVID-19 pandemic began and a sharp pivot towards telehealth was made, policymakers quickly realized that not everyone would have access to video technology. Audio-only was quickly allowed as a modality to deliver services. Now, policymakers are deciding whether the temporary audio-only policies should be made permanent. Panelist will discuss what their Medicaid programs may or have decided to do.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Panel: Finding Sustainability in a Tricky Environment


Wednesday, July 14 at 2:00 ET

RPM may be the hot topic these days, but CMS isn’t making reimbursement easy and private payers are still looking for value. So how does a health system find sustainability in this new platform? Does one focus solely on reimbursement, or are they seeing enough in reduced readmissions and improved outcomes to justify the outlay?

Julie Henry, MBA, Chief Operating Officer – Digital Medicine, Ochsner Health
Beth Quinn, MSN, RNC-MNN, Director, Women’s Health Operations, UPMC Magee-Women’s Hospital
Bill Paschall, VP of Business Development, Vivify Health

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Implementing Innovative Solutions With an Equity Lens

American Medical Association

August 10, 2021, 1-2 p.m. Eastern

Description: This webinar will outline best practices for implementing new health care technologies—including telehealth—in practice in an equitable, inclusive way focusing on both the impact to marginalized and minoritized patients and the clinicians and systems that care for them.

Monday, July 26, 2021

How to Incorporate Learners in Telehealth Encounters

American Medical Association

July 26, 2021, 4–5 p.m. Eastern

The use of telehealth increased significantly over the last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and its success promises long term incorporation into health care delivery. In the physical clinical environment, the participation of students and trainees is an established part of the workflow. Such workflows are not yet established for telehealth services. It can be challenging for clinicians—who themselves are learning this new way to provide care—to juggle technology and clinical duties and maintain a teaching role. Proper training and programmatic alignment to systematically include learners in telehealth encounters, as we would in other clinical encounters, will enable medical educators to leverage telehealth to foster competency development and assessment during clinical rotations and allow trainees to develop telehealth-specific skills

Friday, July 16, 2021

Clinical Case Study: Telehealth for Hypertension

American Medical Association

July 16, 2021, noon–1:30 p.m. Eastern

This interactive session will provide participants with an overview of techniques for managing hypertension via telehealth and remote patient monitoring.

Monday, July 19, 2021

Webinar Training: Telemedicine Applications

Arizona Telemedicine Program

This conference offers a more detailed approach for any telemedicine program, providing a more in-depth look at the clinical applications of a telehealth program. This conferences are excellent for individuals or groups who have some telehealth experience and are interested in expanding their services. It's also a great course for those new to telehealth who are interested in understanding this growing industry.

Conference Goals:
To provide ongoing training conferences for health care professionals.
To improve public health in rural and urban communities by providing current information and training.
To provide health care systems throughout the state with information, training, and expertise in the field of telemedicine.
Learning Objectives

Utilize telemedicine applications to provide healthcare services to remote patients.
Create work plans for patients that will provide them the best and least expensive access to healthcare at a distance.
Partner with telephysicians to create interdisciplinary teams.
Determine clinical settings in which telehealth practice is applicable.
Differentiate strengths and limitations to applying telemedicine in various clinical scenarios.
Implement payment policies for reimbursement of telehealth services.
Implement telehealth training for support staff, including nurses and PAs.
Registration Fee

Fees waived for network members and Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Colorado and Nevada residents.
Refund Policy: No refunds.

Event Date:
Monday, July 19, 2021 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Cost (Non Refundable):

Thursday, July 15, 2021

National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers Webinar – The Impact of Technology on Telehealth Treatment

National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers

In this webinar, you’ll discover how your choice and use of technology impact the clinician, client, and clinician-client communication. We'll discuss how treatment styles and goals influence what telecommunication technology is used. You’ll learn about the process of modifying one’s clinical style and techniques for various telecommunication technology, while also using research to describe the potential benefits and drawbacks of video, audio, and text-only communication.

Learning Objectives:

● Explain the potential benefits and drawbacks of video, audio, and text-only communication.
● Explain how treatment styles and goals influence what telecommunication technology is used for treatment.
● Describe how to select a telecommunication technology for treatment sessions with a client.

Presented by:
Raymond Barrett - CEO (LMHC, LPC) of the Telehealth Certification Institute LLC

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Webinar: Broadband Adoption and Use - The Secret to Sustainable Networks

Southwest Telehealth Resource Center

This session will draw from national and local models to explore new ways to bridge the digital divide and dive deep on topics such as: digital skills training, WiFi hotspots, broadband subsidies and tech mentoring. Practitioners in education, nonprofits and more will facilitate exercises to identify your community’s underserved segments and partners to reach those populations.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Virtual Telehealth Office Hours Topic: Open discussion with EBB Experts

Southwest Telehealth Resource Center

Learn the who, what, where of the Emergency Broadband Benefits (EBB) from local experts.