Telehealth in the Rural Hospital Emergency Department

Event Details
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
2:00pm to 3:00pm CST
National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)

This telehealth webinar playback is the first of a six-part series for Flex Fiscal Year 2021 focused on rural telehealth topics to build state Flex Program knowledge and understanding of telehealth and the rural application. It shares examples of rural models and provides access to educational information and resources that can be disseminated to rural providers. 

Following this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify what telemedicine services consist of in a rural hospital emergency department (ED)
  • Recall evaluation results related to the effectiveness of tele-ED for rural hospitals
  • Relate the value of adoption and efficient use of tele-ED from a critical access hospital perspective
  • Identify resources available to hospitals related to tele-ED

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.