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The Southeastern Telehealth Resource Center

Your Source for Telehealth Information

Serving Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, U.S. virgin Islands, and Puerto rico

Services

SETRC offers program planning and development, site visits, and reimbursement services to states in the Southeastern US.

Resources

View resources by state and learn more about telehealth and its applications in national health.

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Get in touch, join a workgroup, and sign up for our mailing list to receive pertinent news and updates about telehealth.

About SETRC

The SETRC is one of 14 Telehealth Resource Centers ( 12 Regional and 2 National) funded by the federal Office for the Advancement of Telehealth through a grant program to provide support and guidance to Telehealth programs. Our mission is to serve as a focal point for advancing the effective use of Telehealth and support access to Telehealth services in rural and underserved communities in the southeastern region of the United States. We have extensive Telehealth experience and can provide services, resources and tools to both developing and operating programs.

The Southeastern Telehealth Resource Center’s role is meant to be complementary to the activities of telemedicine programs in the Southeast. SETRC provides the basis for widespread application of educational and clinical support services and technical advances that have been studied and successfully implemented at Georgia Partnership for Telehealth and its partner sites. 

SETRC is supported by award number U1UTH42521‐01‐00 from the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services.

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Workgroups

Our grassroots network is an integral part of what we do. Team up with us and see what a huge difference a little bit of your time can make.

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Telehealth Education

NSAT (National School of Applied Telehealth) is the education arm of the SETRC and delivers standardized, accredited and affordable online telehealth instruction.

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Contact Us

Our Telehealth Forums play an integral role in advancing Telehealth in our region.

Telehealth is changing the way we think about health and provide healthcare

Reviews

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“The Southeastern Telehealth Resource Center (SETRC) was “outstanding” assisting with a professional contact to discuss initiation of a psychiatric telehealth program in a rural primary care setting. Thank you so much!”

— Susan McLendon,

APRN, DNP, Meadows Regional Medical Center

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“The experts at SETRC are always willing to help me and my Partners with any of our TeleHealth related questions. SETRC is an incredible resource for those of us in the TeleHealth Field.”

— Keri Brantley RT,

Account Manager/Conference Director – GPT

SETRC is one of 14 Telehealth Resource Centers ( 12 Regional and 2 National) funded by the federal Office for the Advancement of Telehealth. Our mission is to serve as a focal point for advancing the effective use of Telehealth and support access to Telehealth services in rural and underserved communities in the southeastern region of the United States. We have extensive Telehealth experience and can provide free services, resources, and tools to both developing and operating programs.

SETRC is supported by award number U1UTH42521‐01‐00 from the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services.

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Georgia Telehealth Forum 2022

On December 2, 2022, healthcare professionals, clinicians, and technologists gathered on the beautiful Mercer University campus to hear from experts in the field as they share the latest advancements and research in telehealth. The event was being hosted by the Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center, Georgia Partnership for Telehealth, and Southeastern Telehealth Resource Center. 

The Future of Virtual Health Care

Jean Sumner, MD, Dean
Mercer University School of Medicine

While telehealth and in-person care each offer unique benefits and drawbacks, combined they create a synergistic model that delivers more cost-effective healthcare and satisfied patients.

The Legal Landscape of Telehealth

Michele Madison, Partner
Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP 

Where are we now? Focusing on the future of telehealth, beyond the public health emergency and into 2023. Hear of policy and legislative updates that impact the continuation and expansion of digital health care within your communities. Download Presentation

Remote Patient Monitoring for CHF Patients

Laura Mrazik, MPH,
Telehealth Coordinator
Maine General Health, Augusta, Maine

 In January 2020, Maine General launched a remote patient monitoring pilot to monitor CHF patients after hospital discharge. In May and June 2022, Maine General achieved a CMS-CHF readmission rate of 0% compared with 20% and 26.7% in the same months the prior year. Overall CHF readmission rate has hit 0% in four of the last nine months. Download Presentation

Health Care Interoperability: Looking Forward

Dominic H. Mack, M.D., MBA,
Professor, Family Medicine Director
National Center for Primary Care,
Morehouse School of Medicine

There is a shift towards a national health IT infrastructure with a focus on data standardization and EHR interoperability, the shift moves us toward lower costs, increased efficiencies, and improved patient coordination and satisfaction. Download Presentation

Cybersecurity and Patient Data

Michael Barker, CISSP, CISA, LPI
Senior Program Manager, Cybersecurity
Georgia Institute of Technology 

Virtual health care uses technologies are vulnerable to cyber threats like any other information technology (IT) services. Health systems and clinicians can use a variety of cybersecurity techniques and best practices to protect their privacy and keep patient data secure. Download Presentation

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