As you explore the world of telehealth, you will discover that there is a wealth of information available to you on the web. To save you some time, here is a compilation of sites that you will most likely want to visit.
General Telehealth Resources
Here you will find general telehealth information as well as information about agencies and organizations that promote and support telehealth.
Health Information Technology (HIT) Resources
Here you will find general information about Health Information Technology (HIT) as well as information about agencies and organizations that promote and support HIT. .All telehealth applications require health information technology (IT), but not every use of health IT can be called telehealth. Stand-alone systems like Electronic Health Records (EHRs) or Computerized Decision Support (CDS) are types of health IT that are not typically thought of as telehealth applications.
MATRC Annual Summit Presentations
The Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center holds an Annual Summit. Presentations from each Summit will be available through this page.
mHealth/Mobile Health Resources
Here you will find general mobile health (mhealth) information as well as information about agencies and organizations that promote and support mhealth. Mobile health is a subset of telehealth that looks specifically at the practice of health care through the support of mobile devices such as mobile phones, tablet computers and PDAs.
Telehealth Resource Centers
Telehealth Resource Centers (TRCs) are funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service's Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, which is part of the Office of Rural Health Policy. Nationally, there are a total of 14 TRCs which include 12 Regional Centers, all with different strengths and regional expertise, and 2 National Centers, one focusing on Technology Assessment and the other on Policy. TRCs exist to help you understand what telehealth is, how it can be used to improve access to and quality of care in rural and other medically underserved areas, and help you with developing a telehealth program that would be right for your practice/community.