All Things Telehealth

The links below lead to telehealth-related programs, issues, resources, and other general information. We hope you find this information helpful.

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  • American Telemedicine Association—The leading international resource and advocate for telemedicine, promoting access to medical care for consumers and providers via telecommunications technology.
  • Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration—Advancing learning through videoconferencing and other collaborative technologies.
  • Center for Telehealth and eHealth Law—Providing vital support to the telehealth community on legal and regulatory issues and topics such as: physician/nurse licensure; credentialing and privileging; Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement; and private insurance payment policies.
  • Minnesota Home Health Technology Center — A comprehensive resource center for family and professional caregivers.  Through interactive educational materials, plus detailed and unbiased analysis or hundreds of home health technology products, MHHTC can empower caregivers worldwide.
  • National Organization of State Office of Rural Health—Created to promote a healthy rural America through state and community leadership, the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health help individual rural communities build healthcare delivery systems.
  • National Rural Healthcare Association—A member association focused on rural health, advocating for the causes and concerns that are most important to rural communities.
  • National Association of Community Health Centers—NACHC is the only national organization dedicated exclusively to expanding healthcare access for America’s medically underserved through the community-based health center model.
  • National Association of Rural Health Clinics—works with Congress, federal agencies, and rural health allies to promote, expand and protect the Rural Health Clinics program.
  • Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (ORHP/HRSA)—works to increase and improve the use of telehealth to meet the needs of underserved people, including those living in rural and remote areas, those who are low-income and uninsured or enrolled in Medicaid.
  • Office for the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)—The principal Federal entity charged with coordination of nationwide efforts to implement and use the most advanced health information technology and the electronic exchange of healthcare information
  • Rural Assistance Center—Health and human services information for rural America.
    • Go here to find out if your community qualifies as “rural”.
  • Rural Health Resource Center—A national non-profit organization servicing as a knowledge center for rural hospitals, and providing technical assistance, information, education and other resources to rural healthcare providers and their communities.
  • United States Census Bureau—the leading source of quality data about the nation’s people and economy.
  • United States Department of Agriculture
    • Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program—Information on current funding opportunities, past awards demonstrating the types of projects the USDA has funded, and other information.
    • National Agricultural Library—Information on health in rural communities. Best practices, planning tools, funding resources, and general assistance through federal and state programs and/or organization in this area.
  • United States Distance Learning Association—serves the needs of the distance learning community by providing advocacy, information, networking and opportunity.
  • Universal Service Administrative Company—Administers the Universal Service Fund providing communities across America with affordable telecommunications services.
  • United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Rural Health—works to improve access and quality of care for enrolled rural and highly rural Veterans by developing evidence-based policies and innovative practices to support the unique needs of enrolled Veterans residing in geographically remote areas.