Telemedicine 101 - Amarillo
WHAT: The TexLa Telehealth Resource Center, part of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC)’s F. Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health, is hosting free Telemedicine 101 presentations to educate health care professionals about telemedicine.
WHEN: 1-3 p.m. Thursday (March 13)
WHERE: TTUHSC at Amarillo, Room 4720, 1400 Coulter St., Amarillo, Texas
EVENT: TTUHSC has one of the longest running telemedicine programs in the nation, with health care providers seeing between 450-500 patients per month remotely. In addition, telehealth can help as 32 million more Americans become insured as mandated by the Affordable Care Act.
Telemedicine 101 attendees will have the opportunity to see the technology in action and learn about the benefits to patients who must travel from other communities throughout Texas and Louisiana to receive health care services.
The TexLa Telehealth Resource Center was made possible by grant number G22RH24748
from the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, Health Resources and Services Administration,
Department of Health and Human Services. For more information, visit http://www.texlatrc.org/.
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