• 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

  • 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

By Seema Verma, Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services As a wife and mother, my family's health is always foremost on my mind. That is why a recent personal experience will forever shape the impact I want to have while serving as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Earlier this month, while at an airport with our two children, my husband collapsed and went into cardiac arrest. He's home now and his prognosis is excellent. However, if it weren't for the courageous bystanders who administered CPR and the dedicated medical professionals at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he was admitted, he wouldn't be with us today. I wasn't at the airport when my husband collapsed. I arrived at the hospital as soon as I could, and as I met the team of professionals who were caring for him, I was amazed by their skill and compassion. From the hospital administrators to the physicians, nurses, and many others who took charge of his care, I witnessed the true greatness of our healthcare system: the remarkable people who serve within it. My life would be very different if it weren't for the diligence and expertise of the [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
Source: CMS Blog
BDI Global Launches Dedicated Cyber Risk Insurance Program For Small Health And Telehealth ProvidersMarkets InsiderCHICAGO, Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Health and telehealth providers face complex and rapidly evolving cyber risks. Generic off-the-shelf cyber risk programs have been unsuccessful in providing adequate protection for these unique exposures. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
Source: Hawaii Telehealth News
mHealthIntelligence.comTelehealth Offers a Vital Resource to Maine's Island ResidentsmHealthIntelligence.comAugust 22, 2017 - The success of telehealth has always been closely tied to the idea of bringing healthcare to those who have problems with access. To the 700 or so residents of several islands off Maine's Downeast region, that success is tied to a ... [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
Source: Hawaii Telehealth News