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Presentation by Sherilyn Pruitt, MPH, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Office of Rural Health Policy, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth

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  • 1. Sherilyn Pruitt, MPH U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration Office of Rural Health Policy Office for the Advancement of Telehealth
  • 2. OAT Grant Programs • Licensure Portability Grants • Telehealth Network Grants • Telehealth Resource Centers • Flex Rural Veterans Healthcare Access Program
  • 3. Demonstrate how telehealth technologies can be used through telehealth networks to: • expand access to, coordinate, and improve quality of health services; • improve and expand the training of health care providers; and • expand and improve the quality of health information available to health care providers, and to patients and their families.
  • 4. Evaluate the cost and effectiveness of remote vital sign monitoring of individual patients and the delivery of healthcare services to individuals in their place of residence.
  • 5. Virginia State-wide Telehealth Network
  • 6. • • • • • • • • Target Audience: Telehealth Networks Serving Rural Communities Access Application through: Grants.gov Available: 02/2012 Applications due: 4/20/12 # of new awards: up to 14 Funding: $250K / yr (4yrs) Start Date: 09/2012 Contact: Carlos Mena, cmena@hrsa.gov
  • 7. Contact Sherilyn Pruitt Office for the Advancement of Telehealth Office of Rural Health Policy, HRSA spruitt@hrsa.gov 301-594-0819