Webinar by National Telehealth Resource Centers, Today, Th. 5/17

The National Telehealth Webinar Series
Presented by the National Network of Telehealth Resource Centers
Thursday, May 17, 2012
1:00 PM Central (CDT)
(8:00 AM HST, 10:00 AM AKDST, 11:00 AM PDT, 12:00 PM MDT, 2:00 PM EDT)
Southeast Minnesota Beacon–Community Collaboration for
Healthcare Transformation

Lacey Hart, MBA, PMP – Program Manager for the SE MN Beacon Community, will address the challenges, benefits and results of multiple organizations pursuing shared healthcare objectives

John Goodman, MBA – Telemedicine Deep-Dive Project Lead, will discuss the telemedicine approach using integrated commercial technologies with lower cost and greater flexibility implemented in the SE MN Beacon Community. One of 17 areas nationwide selected for Beacon Community Program funding by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services out of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, the Southeast Minnesota Beacon Community (www.semnbeacon.org) – a collaboration among Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Health System, Olmsted Medical Center, Winona Health, Allina Hospital Owatonna, and 11 county public health departments in the region – sought to fund health care entities looking for ways to use technology to improve the efficiency and delivery of health care while cutting costs.

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The TRC Webinar Series provides timely information and demonstrations to support and guide the development of your telehealth program by experienced telehealth professionals from the HRSA-designated Telehealth Resource Centers (TRCs).

These webinars are FREE to the public on the 3rd Thursday of each month.

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