National Frontier and Rural ATTC     ATTC Network Meeting           12.12.12
University of Nevada, Reno
Summary of  Goals
Serve as the national subject expertand key resource to PROMOTE the awareness and implementation of      telehealth techno...
DefinitionsTelehealth      ‘refers to the use of telecommunications and information technologies to provide access to heal...
Definitions• Synchronous communications  telephone counseling• Asynchronous Communications  email or web-based programs• S...
Telehealth is not about technology itself but is abridge to relationship with the patient in order to               provid...
1879
Brief Review of Research
Telehealth Research• 141 Randomized Control Trials  – 148 telemedicine interventions with    nearly 37,000 patients  – 108...
NASADAD Survey• In 2009, Addiction treatment  providers in 16 states reported  offering treatment services using  teleheal...
Create addiction treatment telehealth  competencies and develop policyrecommendations for national licenseportability to e...
Use state-of-the-art culturally-relevanttraining and technical assistance activities    to help the frontier/rural addicti...
White, 2011        Recovery is contagious. Get close to it.Stay close to it. Catch it. Keep catching it. Pass   it on
PREPARE pre-service addiction treatment    and allied health students on usingtelehealth technologies by developing and   ...
Linkages
Key Collaborators•   NASADAD•    SAAS-Treatment Provider Associations•    HRSA Regional/National Telehealth Centers•    Te...
Partnerships with ATTCs
Year 1 Key Events
Year 1 Key Events•   Literature searches to build compendium•   Graphics/Marketing Themes•   Telehealth Needs Assessments•...
Utilize Video
Drive targetpopulation toour website            32
It’s the Relationship with Stakeholders    and Customers that is MOST ImportantGroundswell: Bernoff & Li, 2009
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  1. 1. National Frontier and Rural ATTC ATTC Network Meeting 12.12.12
  2. 2. University of Nevada, Reno
  3. 3. Summary of Goals
  4. 4. Serve as the national subject expertand key resource to PROMOTE the awareness and implementation of telehealth technologies
  5. 5. DefinitionsTelehealth ‘refers to the use of telecommunications and information technologies to provide access to health information and services across a geographical distance.’Telemedicine ‘use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via electronic communications to improve patients’ health status’
  6. 6. Definitions• Synchronous communications telephone counseling• Asynchronous Communications email or web-based programs• Some web-based programs include both type of communications
  7. 7. Telehealth is not about technology itself but is abridge to relationship with the patient in order to provide care. Shore, 2012
  8. 8. 1879
  9. 9. Brief Review of Research
  10. 10. Telehealth Research• 141 Randomized Control Trials – 148 telemedicine interventions with nearly 37,000 patients – 108 of the trials were favorable toward telemedicine intervention – 38 trials showed no statistical differences
  11. 11. NASADAD Survey• In 2009, Addiction treatment providers in 16 states reported offering treatment services using telehealth (16 states out of the 37 states that responded to the survey)• 25 states reported providing mental health treatment services using telehealth
  12. 12. Create addiction treatment telehealth competencies and develop policyrecommendations for national licenseportability to encourage the addictiontreatment and recovery workforce to ADOPT the use of telehealth services
  13. 13. Use state-of-the-art culturally-relevanttraining and technical assistance activities to help the frontier/rural addiction treatment and recovery workforce IMPLEMENT telehealth services
  14. 14. White, 2011 Recovery is contagious. Get close to it.Stay close to it. Catch it. Keep catching it. Pass it on
  15. 15. PREPARE pre-service addiction treatment and allied health students on usingtelehealth technologies by developing and disseminating academic curricula for infusion into existing courses
  16. 16. Linkages
  17. 17. Key Collaborators• NASADAD• SAAS-Treatment Provider Associations• HRSA Regional/National Telehealth Centers• Telehealth Experts• Regional Addiction Educators Groups• Project Echo at UNR• Telehealth Experts• NAADAC• IC&RC
  18. 18. Partnerships with ATTCs
  19. 19. Year 1 Key Events
  20. 20. Year 1 Key Events• Literature searches to build compendium• Graphics/Marketing Themes• Telehealth Needs Assessments• Curricula Development• Presentations at National Conferences• Presentations at Regional Summer Institutes• TOTs• State Presentations
  21. 21. Utilize Video
  22. 22. Drive targetpopulation toour website 32
  23. 23. It’s the Relationship with Stakeholders and Customers that is MOST ImportantGroundswell: Bernoff & Li, 2009

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