• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
ATA Mid-Year Conference - GPTRAC Presentation
 

ATA Mid-Year Conference - GPTRAC Presentation

on

  • 407 views

as part of the UCDavis Pediatric Symposium, 2010

as part of the UCDavis Pediatric Symposium, 2010

Statistics

Views

Total Views
407
Views on SlideShare
407
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    ATA Mid-Year Conference - GPTRAC Presentation ATA Mid-Year Conference - GPTRAC Presentation Presentation Transcript

    • What You Need To Get Going
      …and…
      How To Find It!
    • Disclosure
      The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) requires all speakers to make a verbal disclosure of all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest and the nature of the financial interest pertaining to this lecture.
      None!
    • Why me?
      One of the TRCs
      Built and run telehealth programs
      Involved in telehealth since 1993
      Dirt! (old as…)
    • Who is the GPTRAC?
      One of several federally-designated regional TRCs around the nation
      Established in 2006
      Located at University of Minnesota/IHI
      Extensive telehealth program implementation experience
      75+ years, combined
    • What do we do?
      Provide guidance
      Gather information
      Answer questions
      Share tools and resources
      Provide education
      Encourage collaboration
      Gather regional information
    • Who do we serve?
      Hospitals
      Clinics
      Providers
      Safety-net Organizations
      Schools
      Nursing Homes
      Etc.
    • Overview:
      General
      Planning
      Operations
      Training
      Technology
      Reimbursement
      Evaluation
    • What you need…
    • How to find it…
    • Just starting
      Definitions
      Information
      Articles
    • TRCs
      www.telehealthresourcecenter.org
      Telehealth Resource Centers
    • ATA
      http://www.americantelemed.org
      American Telemedicine Association
    • HRSA
      www.hrsa.gov/telehealth/default.htm
      Office for the Advancement of Telehealth
    • Publications
      Telemedicine and e-Health
      Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare
    • Planning
      Project Management
      Business Planning/ROI
      Needs/Readiness Assessments
    • Need a map
    • CTEC
      www.cteconline.org
      Telehealth Program Developer
      7-step process
    • GPTRAC
      www.gptrac.org
      Planning Process
      Pilot
      Business Case
      Micro Planning
      Macro Planning
      Readiness
      Evaluate
      Expand
      Enhance
      Implementation Cycle
    • OAT/HRSA
      http://telehealth.muhealth.org/general%20information/TAD.html
    • Business Plans
      Business & Finance SIG – Member Groups – ATA
    • operations
      Organizational Structure
      Policies/Procedures
      Standards/Guidelines
      Forms
      Staffing
      Remote Partner Locations
    • Operations?
    • www.telehealthresourcecenter.org
    • Operations
      www.telehealthresourcecenters.org
    • Policies/Procedures
    • Policies/Procedures
      Example
    • ATA
      http://www.americantelemed.org
      American Telemedicine Association
    • Standards/Guidelines
    • Forms
    • Forms
    • Staffing
    • Remote Sites
      www.gptrac.org
    • training
      Learning Centers
      Clinical: Initial and On-going
      Distance Education
    • Learning Centers
      Methods:
      In-person Sessions
      On-Line Learning
      Focus on:
      Clinical
      Administrative
      Technology
      Etc.
    • UC-Davis
      Center for Health & Technology
    • UC-San Diego
      Telemedicine Learning Center
    • University of Arizona
      Telemedicine Training Center
    • Internal Training
      Not everyone can “go” for training
      Need to:
      Develop comfort and understanding
      Establish competency
      Assure service continuation
    • Nursing Training
      www.gptrac.org
    • Distance Education
      Receiving:
      Look around for opportunities
      Technology allows you to stretch!
      Options:
      The TRCs
      The Health Systems in your region
      Others
      Expect quality, and encourage it.
    • Resources:
    • Distance Education
      Providing:
      Teach your presenters
      Engage the remote locations
      Make accommodations to facilitate learning at the remote locations
      Teaching aides/hand-outs
      On-site resources
    • Distance Education
      www.gptrac.org
    • Example
      http://www.medicine.virginia.edu/education/more/telemedicine/projects/craig
    • technology
      Equipment
      Peripherals
      Network
    • Equipment
      Videoconferencing
      Remote Monitoring
      Peripherals
    • Videoconferencing
      Room Units
      Telepresence
      Desktop
      Web-based
      Etc…
    • Remote Monitoring
      Home Health
      ICU
      Connectivity
      What is available?
      What is needed?
      Integrated vs. Stand-alone
    • Peripherals
      Stethoscope
      Otoscope
      Examination Camera
      Dermascope
      Ultrasound
      Scale
      Etc…
    • Equipment
    • Equipment
      Resources
    • Rules & Regs
      Licensing
      Credentialing/Privileging
      HIPAA
      Reimbursement
      Liability/Risk
    • Licensing
      Physicians
      Nurses
      Pharmacy
      Others…
    • State Medical Board
      Unique to each state
      Federal of State Medical Boards
    • State Nursing Board
      Nurse Compact
      23 States (approx.)
      No? Check with your state’s Board of Nursing
    • CTeL
      • Center for Telehealth & eHealth Law
      www.telehealthlawcenter.org
    • Credentialing
      CMS
      JCAHO
      Your facility’s risk manager or attorney
      Center for Telehealth & eHealth Law
    • Privileging
      www.jointcommission.org
    • HIPAA
      Center for Telehealth & eHealth Law
      http://telehealthlawcenter.org/?c=181
    • Reimbursement
      CMS
      Center for Telehealth & eHealth Law
      State Medicaid
      Third party payors
    • CMS
      http://www.cms.gov/MLNProducts/downloads/TelehealthSrvcsfctsht.pdf
    • CTeL
      http://telehealthlawcenter.org/
    • State Medicaid
    • State Medicaid
      Example
      Take a look at each state’s laws and/or rules/regulations.
    • State Medicaid
      Example
      As of: July 1, 2009
    • Other Payers
      Just bill ‘em…
      Call and ask
      Check at CTeL
      Check at ATA
    • Other Payers
      Some states have mandates for coverage
      Otherwise…
      Aetna
      Blue Cross
      Etc.
    • evaluation
      Determining the Value
      Tracking & Collection
      Forms
    • www.southwesttrc.org
    • General Resources
      TRCs
      ATA
      Other Centers
    • Comments
    • Comments
    • 4 New TRCs
      Georgia
      Arkansas
      Kansas
      Hawaii
    • One at a time…
    • Contact me:
      Mary DeVany, Outreach Director
      medevany@gmail.com
      Toll-Free: 888-239-7092
      www.gptrac.org