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FQHC Webinar Series Part 3 – Telehealth and Mental/Behavioral Health

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This webinar will focus on a very popular area in which telehealth can help deliver services: Mental/Behavioral Health. Telehealth has been shown to be an effective way in providing mental and behavioral health services and is one of the specialties many public and private payers will reimburse for if technology is utilized. This webinar will explain how to integrate telemental/behavioral health into your organization. Get tips and hear stories from clinics who have successfully done so to help you establish your own program.

Speakers:
Jonathan Neufeld, PhD, Program Director – Great Plains Telehealth Resource and Assistance Center
Scott Weatherill, Chief Information Officer – Horizon Health Care, Inc.

Moderator:
Mei Kwong, JD, Executive Director – Center for Connected Health Policy

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Delaware Medical Board Tightens Up Its Telemedicine Regulations

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Article Author: Erick Wicklund

Source: mHealth Intelligence, July 9th, 2018

 – Delaware’s Board of Medicine has tightened up its telehealth and telemedicine regulations.

Following a public comment period, the board enacted new guidelines in June that clarify language in the state’s Medical Practice Act, which sets practice standards for virtual care.

The guidelines touch upon two hot-button issues in telemedicine policy: the use of connected care technology to establish a valid physician-patient relationship, and incorporating telemedicine into new substance abuse programs to tackle the nation’s opioid abuse epidemic.

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