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Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center

IRHA & UMTRC Conferences

By | Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center

It is hard to believe that 2018 is more than halfway gone!  Just a couple of weeks ago, the Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center (UMTRC) staff participated in the Indiana Rural Health Association’s (IRHA’s) 21st Annual Conference!  The conference, held at the historic French Lick Resort and Casino in French Lick, Indiana drew 557 attendees from all over the country.  There were 5 separate telehealth breakout sessions including topics from the culture changes in telehealth programs, the Cincinnati VA telehealth programs, avoiding transfers, emergency telemedicine, and infant mortality with a combined attendance of 140 people.  The National Telehealth Technology Assessment Center staff traveled all the way from Anchorage, Alaska to provide a Telehealth Showcase that allowed participants to compare various telehealth dermatology cameras and digital stethoscopes.

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