Presentations and Webinars

Telehealth presentations and webinars by researchers associated with the Rural Telehealth Research Center:

  • Jonk Y. Medicare Telehealth and Tele-behavioral Health Utilization by Rural Health Clinics and Federally Qualified Health Centers (poster) AcademyHealth. July 1, 2024.
  • Jonk Y. Tele-Behavioral Health Services by Critical Access Hospitals During the Public Health Emergency (poster). AcademyHealth. July 1, 2024.
  • Khairat S. AONL: UNC Health Virtual Nursing (AONL is American Organization of Nursing Leadership). American Hospital Association webinar. June 5, 2024.
  • Vakkalanka JP, Lund BC, Arndt S, Carnahan RM. Telehealth for Opioid Use Disorder is Associated with Decreased Emergency Department Utilization. Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. May 14-17, 2024.
  • Mohr N. The Role of Provider-to-Provider Telehealth in Rural Sepsis Care: A Qualitative Study. Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. May 15, 2024.
  • Jonk Y. Medicare Telehealth and Tele-behavioral Health Utilization by Rural Health Clinics and Federally Qualified Health Centers. National Rural Health Association 47th Annual Conference. May 8, 2024.
  • Khairat S. It’s All About the Data! Exploring the Impact and State of Virtual Nursing - From Research to Quality Outcomes. ATA Nexus 2024. May 5, 2024.
  • Mohr N. The Role of Provider-to-Provider Telehealth in Rural Sepsis Care: A Qualitative Study. ATA Nexus 2024. May 5-7, 2024.
  • Vakkalanka P. Provider-to-Provider Telehealth for Sepsis Patients in a Cohort of Rural Emergency Departments. ATA Nexus 2024. May 5-7, 2024.   
  • Mohr N. Rural Telehealth Research Center. Alliant Energy Community Connection. January 29, 2024
  • Mohr NM, Young T, Vakkalanka JP, Carter KD, Shane DM, Ullrich F, Schuette AR, Mack LJ, DeJong K, Bell A, Pals M, Camargo Jr CA, Zachrison KS, Boggs KM, Skibbe A, Ward MM. Provider-to-provider Telehealth for Sepsis Patients in a Cohort of Rural Emergency Departments. SEARCH 2023. November 7-9, 2023.
  • Khairat S, Edson B, Aucoin J, Batt W, Reddy V. Virtual Nursing. SEARCH 2023. November 7-9, 2023.
  • Marcin JP, Bhagianadh D, Carter KD, Ullrich F, McCord C, Law KB, Nelson E, Merchant KAS, Ward MM. Comparison of Treatment Modality Crossovers in Telehealth and In-Person Behavioral Health Treatment in Rural Communities. SEARCH 2023. November 7-9, 2023.
  • Mohr N. Using Primary Data Collection for Cross-Platform Telehealth Insights. SEARCH 2023. November 7-9, 2023.
  • Jonk Y, O'Connor H, Maaita M, Thomas SR, Shea CM. Tele-Behavioral Health Services by Critical Access Hospitals During the Public Health Emergency. SEARCH 2023. November 7-9, 2023.
  • Thomas SR, Maaita M, Shea CM. A Qualitative Study of Critical Access Hospital Staff Experiences with Behavioral Telehealth. SEARCH 2023. November 7-9, 2023.
  • Mohr N. Chronic Disease Home Telehealth is Associated with Increased ED Visits in the Veterans Health Administration. Society of Academic Emergency Medicine SAEM 2023. May 2023.
  • Vakkalanka P. Increased ED Visits Among Telehealth Users May Serve as an Early Warning. Society of Academic Emergency Medicine SAEM 2023. May 2023.
  • Tu K, Wymore C, Tchangalova N, Fuller B, Mohr N. Telehealth in Sepsis Care: A Scoping Review and Meta-Analysis. American Thoracic Society 2023 Annual Conference. Washington, DC. 22 May 2023.
  • Marcin JP. In-Person Versus Telehealth: Comparison of Behavioral Health Outcomes in Rural America.  SEARCH 2022. November 16-18, 2022.
  • Bhagianadh D. Overview of School-Based Telehealth Network Grant Program Services Delivered to Students in Rural Schools.  SEARCH 2022.  November 16-18, 2022.
  • Aijaz M. The Evolution of Health System Planning and Implementation of Maternal Telehealth Services during the Public Health Emergency. SEARCH 2022. November 16-18, 2022.
  • Neufeld J. A pragmatic comparative evaluation of telehealth vs. in-person services for substance use in rural America. 3rd Edition of the Global Conference on Addiction Medicine, Behavioral Health and Psychiatry. October 2022.
  • Ward M. Telehealth Research Center Program and Telehealth Centers of Excellence Program Spotlights (panel). OAT All-Grantee Meeting. May 18, 2022.
  • Ward M. The Telehealth Experience: Improving Quality & Breaking Down Barriers (panel).  National Telehealth Conference. May 16, 2022.
  • Ward M. Tele-behavioral Health Services in Rural School Settings Before and During COVID-19. SEARCH 2021. November 10, 2021.
  • Mohr N. Rural Emergency Care in Iowa. Iowa Board of Regents, Cedar Falls, IA. November 3-4, 2021.
  • Ward M. Data Collection and Mapping Evidence for Patient Outcomes. Telehealth Today and Beyond: 2021 OAT Programs and Partnerships. July 28, 2021.
  • Merchant K. RTRC - Working with SB TNGP. School Based Health Alliance Summer Education Series. June 16, 2021.
  • Jonk Y. Rural-Urban Differences in Availability and Use of Telemedicine Services Among Medicare Beneficiaries during the COVID-19 Pandemic. AcademyHealth Virtual Annual Reearch Meeting. June 14-17, 2021.
  • Jonk YC. Children's Use of Telehealth Services in Main. National Rural Health Association. May 2021.
  • Mohr N. Developing Systems for Rural Sepsis Care. Sepsis Alliance. November 19, 2020.
  • Massey J. Implementation of telehealth services in rural schools: A qualitative assessment. American Public Health Association 2020 Annual Meeting. October 27, 2020.
  • Mohr N. Rural Telehealth in COVID-19 Era. Virtual Healthcare in the Mainstream Symposium 2020. October 9, 2020.
  • Ward M. ED Telehealth and Access:  Research Across Six Tele-ED Networks. Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Consensus Conference. September 22-24, 2020.
  • Nataliansyah M. Managing Innovation: A Mixed Methods Study of Telehealth Implementation. AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. July-August 2020.
  • Jonk Y. Telehealth Use in Maine: A Mixed Methods Study. AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. July-August 2020.
  • Ward M. Contributing to the Telehealth Evidence Base to Inform Policy. The Landscape of Rural Health Researc - Rural PREP. July 23, 2020.
  • Mena C, Nelson E, Stiles R, Fox K, Merchant K. Improving Health of Rural School Populations through Telehealth. National Rural Health Association Annual Conference. June 18, 2020.
  • Jonk Y. Understanding Trends in Telehealth Use: An All-Payer Claims Analysis in Maine. New England Rural Health Association Conference. November 7, 2019. Newry, ME.
  • Mohr N. Emergency Department Telemedicine Consults Consistently Decreast Time-to-Head Computed Tomography Interpretation in a Multi-Network Stroke Cohort. American College of Emergency Physicians Research Forum. October 29, 2019. Denver, CO
  • Swanson M, Miller A. Emergency Department Telemedicine Consults Consistently Decrease Time-to-Head Computed Tomography Interpretation in a Multi-Network Stroke Cohort. American Physician Scientist Association Midwest Regional Conference. October 5, 2019. Rochester, MN.
  • Ward M. Averted Transfers in Rural Emergency Departments Using Telemedicine: Rates and Costs across Six TeleED Networks. National Telehealth Research Symposium. September 11-13, 2019. Chicago, IL.
  • Ward M. HRSA's Evidence-Based Tele-Emergency Network Grant Program: Pooling Data across Six TeleED Networks. National Telehealth Research Symposium. September 11-13, 2019. Chicago, IL.
  • Mohr N. Network-based Variation in the Effect of Emergency Department Telemedicine Consults on Time-to-Head CT Interpretation in a Multi-Network Cohort. National Telehealth Research Symposium. September 11-13, 2019. Chicago, IL.
  • Mohr N. Provider-to-Provider Telemedicine Improves Adherence to Sepsis Bundle Care in Community Emergency Departments. National Telehealth Research Symposium. September 11-13, 2019. Chicago, IL.
  • Hardesty D. Tele-Emergency Behavioral Health in Rural and Underserved Areas. National Telehealth Research Symposium. September 11-13, 2019. Chicago, IL.
  • Mohr N. Clinical Training Approaches in Rural Emergency Departments Using Telemedicine. National Telehealth Research Symposium. September 11-13, 2019. Chicago, IL
  • Jonk Y. Telebehavioral Health Use among Rural Meicaid Beneficiaries: Relationships with Telehealth Policies. AcademyHealth. June 1, 2019. Washington DC.
  • Mohr N. Telehealth in EM is Ripe for Research. Society of Academic Emergency Medicine. May 14-17, 2019. Las Vegas, NV.
  • Mohr N. Continuing Professional Education in Rural Emergency Departments Using Telemedicine. Society of Academic Emergency Medicine. May 14-17, 2019. Las Vegas, NV
  • Vakkalanka P. Telemedicine is Associated with Rapid Transfer and Fewer Involuntary Holds among Patients with Suicidal Ideation. Society of Academic Emergency Medicine. May 14-17, 2019. Las Vegas, NV
  • Jonk Y. Rural Medicaid Beneficiaries' Telebehavioral Health Use: Policy Correlates. National Rural Health Association. May 9, 2019. Atlanta, GA.
  • Ward M, Mohr N, Merchant K, Mack L. Identifying Measures to build the Evidence Base for Teleheatlh. American Telemedicine Association. April 15, 2019. New Orleans, LA.
  • Natafgi N. Impact of telemedicine on Emergency Department (ED) Disposition: A Pre-Post Study Design of an ED-Based Telemedicine Program in Critical Access Hospitals. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. November 10-14, 2018. San Diego, CA.
  • Mack L. Psychiatric Emergency Telemedicine Consultation is Associated with Increased Hospital Admission among Patients Presenting with Suicidal Ideation or Attempt: A Propensity Score match Cohort Study. SEARCH 2018 Telehealth Research Symposium. October 24-25, 2018. San Diego, CA.
  • Mohr N. From Archie Cochrane to Connected Care: Building a Rigorous Telemedicine Research Agenda. Virtual Healthcare in the Mainstream. October 16, 2018. New York, NY.
  • Natafgi, N. The Impact of Telemedcine on Emergency Department (ED) disposition: A Pre-Post Study Design of an ED-Based Telemedicine Program in Critical Access Hospitals. AcademyHealth. June 24-26, 2018. Seattle, WA.
  • North S. Telehealth and School-Based Health Care Convening. National School-Based Health Care Convention. June 25, 2018. Indianapolis, IN.
  • Mohr N. Is Geography Destiny? Lessons from Sepsis Care in Iowa. Grand Rounds University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Department of Anesthesia. May 23, 2018. Iowa City, IA.
  • Mohr N. Telemedicine is Associated with Faster Diagnostic Testing for Rural ED Patients. Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. May 15-18, 2018. Indianapolis, IN.
  • Ward M. Building the Telehealth Evidence: Collaborations across Research Grantees. American Telemedicine Association. April 30, 2018. Chicago, IL.
  • North S. Evaluating School-Based Telehealth Programs. SPROUT membership meeting. March 18, 2018. (Webinar)
  • Mohr N. Telemedicine Improves Adherence with Sepsis Care Metrics in Rural Emergency Departments. Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. May 15-18, 2018. Indianapolis, IN.
  • Shea C. Telestroke network development and maintenance in North Carolina. 10th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementaion in Health. December 4, 2017. Arlington, VA.
  • Ward MM. Telehealth in the Rural Emergency Department: Using Mixed Methods to Explore Benefits. University of Iowa College of Public Health Distinguished Faculty Lecture. August 30, 2017. Iowa City, IA.
  • Mohr N. Telemedicine Availability Increases Radiography, ED Length-of-Stay, and Transfer Rate for Rural North Dakota Trauma Patients. Society of Academic Emergency Medicine. May 18, 2017. Orlando, FL.
  • Burgess A. Use of Telehealth Services Among Rural Medicaid Enrollees: A Baseline Inventory. National Rural Health Association. May 10, 2017. San Diego, CA.
  • Ward MM. Telehealth in the Emergency Department (TeleED): Services and Issues. Iowa Rural Health and Primary Care Advisory Committee. May 3, 2017. Iowa City, IA.
  • Mohr N. Use of the Tele-Emergency Performance Assessment Report Tool: A Standardized Approach to Measuring Impact. American Telemedicine Association. April 24, 2017. Orlando, FL.
  • Mohr N. Utilization and Clinical Outcomes for Trauma Patients Treated with Telemedicine in Rural North Dakota Hospitals. American Telemedicine Association. April 23, 2017. Orlando, FL.
  • Ward M. Identifying Measures for Evaluating Telehealth. SEARCH 2017 Telehealth Research Symposium. April 5, 2017. Leesburg, VA.
  • Ward MM. Assessing Quality in Telehealth Initiatives. Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center Summit 2017. April 4, 2017. Lansdowne, VA.
  • Ward MM. Telehealth in the Emergency Department: Applications, Utilizations, and Effects. Health Systems Research Seminar Series, University of Ottawa. March 24, 2017. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • Coburn A. Rural Health at a Digital Crossroad: The Future of Rural Telehealth. NTCA - The Rural Broadband Association. December 15, 2016. Washington DC.
  • Gale J, Lambert D. The Business Case for Telebehavioral Health in Children's System of Care. The Children's Mental Health Network's Children's Behavioral Health Information Gateway Technical Assistance Webinar Series. November 5, 2015. (Webinar)
  • Gale JA. Improving Access to Care: Use of Telehealth by Critical Access Hospitals. TASC 90 Technical Assistance Webinar: Improving Access to Care: Use of Telehealth by Critical Access Hospitals. February 11, 2015. (Webinar)
  • Gale JA. Rural Telemental Health Delivery Models: Opportunities and Challenges. National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health Region A Meeting. June 19, 2013. Providence, RI.
  • Lambert D, Gale J, Croll Z, Hansen AY. Rural Telemental Health Programs: Models That Enhance Access and Service Delivery. National Rural Health Association. April 20, 2012. Denver, CO.