Selected recent or important resources focusing on Telehealth Use in Rural Healthcare.
New Opportunities and Challenges for Teleaudiology Within Department of Veterans Affairs
Provides an overview of teleaudiology and the delivery of
audiological services through telemedicine practice for
rural and inner urban areas. Includes discussion on how the
Veterans Administration (VA) is researching and
incorporating teleaudiology within its healthcare program.
Author(s): Peter G. Jacobs, Gabrielle H. Saunders Citation: Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development, 51(5), vii-xii Date: 2014 Type: Document view details
Extent of Telehealth Use in Rural and Urban Hospitals
Discusses the use of telehealth in rural and urban
hospitals, and provides statistics on hospital characteristics
and common departments and programs with telehealth
services. Describes opportunities for telehealth to support
healthcare in rural communities.
Author(s): Marcia M. Ward, Fred Ullrich, Keith Mueller Date: 2014 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis view details
Increasing Access to Behavioral Health Care Through Technology
Presents insights on establishing a telebehavioral health
program shared at a meeting convened by the U.S. Department
of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Health Resources
and Services Administration's (HRSA) Office of Special
Health Affairs with participants from HRSA-funded health
centers in urban and rural areas.
Date: 02/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration view details
Streamlining Telemedicine Licensure to Improve Rural America
Provides information and statistics to support advocacy for
and efforts to implement telemedicine cross-state licensure
to improve healthcare access in rural America. Includes
Author(s): Jarod Giger, Mary DeVany Date: 02/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Association view details
Characteristics of Telemental Health Service Use by American Indian Veterans
Details a study on the use of telemedicine to treat
post-traumatic stress disorder among American Indian and
Alaska Native veterans. Discusses the use of video
conferencing to provide access to care for rural Native
veterans seeking mental health services.
Author(s): Dr. Jay H. Shore, Dr. Elizabeth Brooks, Dr. Heather Anderson, et al. Citation: Psychiatric Services, 63(2), 179-181 Date: 02/2012 Type: Document view details
FCC National Broadband Map
Map displaying internet service availability nationwide, as reported by Internet Service Providers (ISPs). Searchable by address, location, and provider, with area characteristics available. Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: Federal Communications Commission view details
Best Practice Guide: Telehealth for Rural Areas
Offers information and resources for rural healthcare providers looking to start a telehealth program. Covers startup, workflow, billing, working with patients, and internet access considerations. Type: Website Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services view details
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