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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 

  • February 15, 2018
  • March 15, 2018
  • April 19, 2018 
  • May 17, 2018

 

SERN/SERGG Annual Meeting July 18-20, 2018

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. 

Southeast Telehealth Resource Center (SC, GA, AL, FL): http://www.setrc.us/

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/

SERN Highlights
October 2019

SERN Lunch and Learn Announcement Friday, October 18, 2019

Please join us on Friday, October 18, 2019,at 12:00 pm (noon) in the

7th Floor Conference Room

Woodruff Memorial Research Building

101 Woodruff Circle  

for our

SERN Lunch and Learn Series.

A flyer is attached for your review.

Our speaker will be:

Judith Fridovich-Keil, PhD

Professor

Emory University

School of Medicine

Department of Human Genetics

The title of her presentation is:

“Rethinking Duarte Galactosemia”

Pizza will be provided

Please RSVP by Friday, October 11th to theresa.pringle@emory.edu  

Live presentation via internet is available.

Email astembr@emory.edu and theresa.pringle@emory.edu

 for web reservations.

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