Rural Tele-Palliative Care and Tele-Hospice

Event Details
Thursday, February 17, 2022
2:00pm to 3:00pm CST
Host: 
National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)

This telehealth webinar was the third of a six-part series for Flex Fiscal Year 2021 and focused on rural telehealth topics to build state Flex Program knowledge and understanding of the use of telehealth for the provision of palliative care and hospice services.

Following this webinar, participants were able to:

  • Recognize how palliative care and hospice are provided via telehealth
  • Understand the opportunities and barriers for critical access hospitals to provide palliative and hospice care
  • Recall examples of rural models of tele-palliative care and tele-hospice
  • Describe how Flex Programs can support tele-palliative care and tele-hospice initiatives

This event was supported by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) and coordinated by the Technical Assistance & Services Center (TASC), a program of the National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center).

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB1RH24206, Information Services to Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grantees, $1,560,000 (0% financed with nongovernmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.