• Project ECHO Hawaii
  • 2016 USAPI Telehealth Workshop
  • Bill Signing: Act 226 (16) Relating to Telehealth
  • PBTRC July 2016 Newsletter
  • CAMHD – Utilizing Telehealth to Improve Behavioral Health Care
  • Project ECHO Hawaii

    Hawaii State Rural Health Association

  • 2016 USAPI Telehealth Workshop

  • Bill Signing: Act 226 (16) Relating to Telehealth

  • PBTRC July 2016 Newsletter

  • CAMHD – Utilizing Telehealth to Improve Behavioral Health Care

Pacific Telehealth News


  • Bill Signing: Senate Bill 2395 (Relating to Telehealth) – July 7, 2016

    Bill Signing: Senate Bill 2395 (Relating to Telehealth) – July 7, 2016

    On July 7, 2016, Governor David Ige of the State of Hawaii signed into law Senate Bill 2395: Relating to Telehealth as Act 226 (16). This Act: Requires the State’s Medicaid…

  • Pohnpei Telemedicine Room Launch

    Pohnpei Telemedicine Room Launch

    On December 15, 2016, the Pacific Basin Telehealth Resource Center (PBTRC) participated in a video teleconference ceremony to launch the opening of the Pohnpei Telemedicine Room in the Pohnpei Hospital. The…

  • ECHO Act Signed into Law

    ECHO Act Signed into Law

    Introduced by Hawaii’s own Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) as well as Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), the Expanding Capacity for Health Outcomes (ECHO) Act was signed into law by President Obama…

  • ASTHO Telehealth Resource Guide

    In December 2016, the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) released a Telehealth Resource Guide that explains the practice of telemedicine and gives an overview of telehealth programs for seven…

More Telehealth News

PBTRC | Telehealth News Feed

OIG Work Plan Includes Review of Medicare Payments for Telehealth ServicesLexology (registration)The updated Work Plan published this month by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) includes a new audit of Medicare claims paid for telehealth services. The audit section of the Work Plan may be found here. [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Hawaii Telehealth News
Telehealth program to expand health services for inmatesHealth Data ManagementThe correctional services unit of Riverside University Health System in California will implement a telehealth program across its five jails in Riverside County. The vendor, TeleHealth Solutions, initially will provide an assessment of existing ... [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Hawaii Telehealth News
New Zealand's Telehealth sees over mln contactsXinhuaWELLINGTON, July 21 (Xinhua) -- Over a million contacts have been made to New Zealand's telehealth provider for advice on health issues as well as mental health and addiction support, Health Minister Jonathan Coleman said on Friday. The National ...Over a million contacts made to Telehealth | Scoop NewsScoop.co.nzall 1 news articles [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
Source: Hawaii Telehealth News