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Telemedicine Workgroup

Overview

Novel technologies have been recently developed to simply and inexpensively communicate across the internet. These technologies have improved our ability to communicate among regional collaborators, and enabled telemedicine outreach clinics and inpatient consultations convenient and effective. Ultimately, the technologies hold the promise removing the barrier of distance in access to genetic care and minimize the problem of insufficient numbers of genetic services professionals by making access to their expertise available to larger numbers of patients without respect to geography.  The Telecommunication/Telemedicine Workgroup was formed to investigage the use of these technologies and to identifiy ways of implementing their use for improved patient care.

Membership

Rani Singh, PhD, RD, LD (Project Director, HRSA Grant)

Hans Andersson, MD (Co-Project Director, HRSA Grant)

Resources/Activities

Telemedicine Workgroup Activities 

Monthly Meetings 

Every Third Thursday of the Month beginning February 2018 

 

SERN/SERGG Annual Meeting July 16-18, 2020

Renaissance Asheville Hotel

Asheville, NC

 

Links to the Different Telehealth Resource Centers: The Telehealth Resource Centers (TRCs) provide assistance to individuals who are currently providing or are interested in providing care to patients via telemedicine. The TRCs are divided into 12 regional and 2 national centers. Below, you will find the link to the different TRCs in the SERN and the 2 national centers. 

Telehealth Resource Center Website
Southeast Telehealth Resource Center (SC, GA, AL, FL) http://learntelehealth.org/
South Central Telehealth Resource Center (MS, ARK, TN) http://learntelehealth.org/
TexLa (TX, LA) http://www.texlatrc.org/
Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center (NC, VA, KY, WV, PA, MD, DE, DC, NJ) https://www.matrc.org/
National Policy Center https://www.cchpca.org/
National Technology Center  http://www.telehealthtechnology.org/
   

 

 

 

Selected Publications

Peer-reviewed journal article

Northeast Telehealth Resource Center Webliography, updated January 2020  ( PDF)

SERN Highlights
August 2020

2020 Annual Meeting for SERN/SERGG - July 16-18 in Asheville, NC

2020 Annual Meeting for SERN/SERGG - July 16-18 in Asheville, NC

The next annual SERN/SERGG meeting will be held July 16-18, 2020 at Renaissance Asheville Hotel in Asheville, NC.

More information available on the SERGG website: http://sergg.org/

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