National Telehealth Conference Recordings, Rural Areas & American Indian and Alaska Native Communities Best Practice Guides, and More!



HRSA’s National Telehealth Conference Now On Demand

If you missed the Health Resource and Service Administration’s (HRSA) National Telehealth Conference, you can now view the presentations and slides.  Speakers included U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) leadership, over eight federal agencies, and 20 interest groups and health systems who examined the evolution of telehealth and expectations for the future. 


View recorded sessions including:

  • HHS leadership from HRSA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) discussing priorities and efforts to expand telehealth access.
  • Federal agencies sharing efforts and resources to improve access to broadband, a key component to the delivery of telehealth services.
  • Breakout sessions highlighting key telehealth topics such as licensure portability, improving quality of telehealth, telehealth during COVID-19, ensuring access to telehealth beyond the pandemic, workforce issues, telehealth technology, and technical assistance provided by HRSA-supported Telehealth Resource Centers.


View conference recordings


Telehealth for Rural Areas Best Practice Guide

Rural patients and providers face unique challenges and less favorable health outcomes compared to the rest of the country. Learn strategies for developing rural telehealth programs, reaching rural patients online, addressing internet access issues, and billing.

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Telehealth for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities Best Practice Guide

Providing telehealth services to American Indian and Alaska Native communities comes with challenges such as geographic isolation, lack of high-speed internet, language barriers, and cultural differences. Find resources for establishing telehealth services to serve tribal populations.

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Telehealth Policy Changes After the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

When the COVID-19 public health emergency ends, some telehealth policies of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will change. Stay up to date on the latest telehealth policy developments and get ahead of what to expect once the COVID-19 public health emergency ends.

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Recently Released in Research: Telehealth Current Definitions and Future Trends

Visit the For Researchers webpage to view the latest in telehealth research. The current research spotlight highlights a report on telehealth definitions used across a variety of organizations, entities, and settings and looks at why it is important to use the terms telehealth, telemedicine, virtual care, and digital health correctly.

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Funding Opportunity Spotlight

PAR-21-292: Pilot Studies to Test the Initiation of a Mental Health Family Navigator Model to Promote Early Access, Engagement and Coordination of Needed Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents (R34 Clinical Trial Required)

Apply by September 08, 2024

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Upcoming Event

Optimizing and Sustaining Telehealth Operations in Rural Communities

Mark your calendar for June 2, 2022 at 2:00pm ET

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New in Research

Telehealth Use in a Rural State: A Mixed Methods Study Using Maine’s All-Payer Claims Database

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