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Telehealth Funding

  1. 1. 2011 Virginia Telehealth Summit Funding Telehealth 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. 2. Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (OAT) <ul><li>New Addition to ORHP… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Telehealth Network Grants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Telehealth Resource Centers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Licensure Portability Grant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Program </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>OAT Funding History </li></ul>Fiscal Year Funding Level 2006 $6.8 million 2007 $6.8 million 2008 $6.7 million 2009 $7.5 million 2009 Recovery Act $1.0 million 2010 $11.6 million
  4. 4. & Telehealth Resource Center Grantees 0
  5. 5. www.hrsa.gov/ruralhealth/about/telehealth/
  6. 6. OAT Staff
  7. 7. Other HRSA Telehealth Activities <ul><li>Office of Health Information Technology & Quality </li></ul><ul><li>Bureau of Primary Health Care HIT Branch </li></ul><ul><li>National Health Service Corps </li></ul><ul><li>Maternal and Child Health Bureau </li></ul>
  8. 8. Federal Collaboration on Telehealth <ul><li>President’s Council of Advisors on </li></ul><ul><li>Science and Technology </li></ul><ul><li>M-Health Work Group </li></ul><ul><li>DHHS Rural HIT Taskforce </li></ul><ul><li>Joint Working Group on Telehealth </li></ul>
  9. 9. Key Websites <ul><li>HRSA - http://www.hrsa.gov </li></ul><ul><li>ORHP - http://ruralhealth.hrsa.gov </li></ul><ul><li>OAT – http://www.hrsa.gov/ruralhealth/about/telehealth/ </li></ul><ul><li>Telehealth Resource Centers – telehealthresourcecenters.org </li></ul><ul><li>T-TAC - http://telehealthtac.org/home </li></ul>
  10. 10. Contact Sherilyn Pruitt, Director Office for the Advancement of Telehealth Office of Rural Health Policy, HRSA [email_address] 301-594-0819

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