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Presented by: NRTRC
Presenter: Bonnie Britton
Bonnie Britton, telehealth administrator at Vidant Health in
North Carolina, will detail how Vidant Health was able to reduce
its readmissions rate for patients with cardiovascular and
pulmonary diseases by 67% in one year, while gaining the benefits
of improved health outcomes and increased patient satisfaction.
The Telehealth Resource Centers (TRCs) have a mission to serve as
a focal point for advancing the effective use of telehealth and
support access to telehealth services in rural and underserved
Telehealth Resource Centers (TRCs) are funded by the U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services’ 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 which focus on areas of
technology assessment and telehealth policy.