Upcoming Events

Upcoming Webinars

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

Richa Jain, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 12:00pm Arizona Time



Improving Your Practice and Advocacy of Cultural Competence through the Skills-based ASCN Model

John Bormanis, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine

Randa M. Kutob, MD MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 12:00pm Arizona Time




Arizona's 2017 Legislative Session: The Good the Bad and the Ugly for Public Health

Will Humble, MPH
Executive Director
Arizona Public Health Association

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 12:00pm Arizona Time


more information contact:
Chris Martin cmartin@telemedicine.arizona.edu 602-827-2113



Previous Webinars

Telehealth Resource Centers Past Webinars

Arizona's Opioid Epidemic: Understanding the Problem and Finding Solutions

Shana Malone

Presentation Slides

Telemedicine & the Telehealth Resource Centers How & Why We Are Here For You!

Ronald S. Weinstein, MD & Elizabeth A. Krupinski, PhD

Support Your Recruitment Needs: Utilize the National Rural recruitment and Retention Network (3RNet) Program

Joyce A. Hospodar, MBA MPA & Lourdes Paez

The Vivir Mejor! (Live Better!) Consortium: Preventing and Treating Diabetes in Rural Santa Cruz County

Rosie Piper & Alicia Sander

Present and Future Direction of Lung Cancer Treatment

Mark M. Courtney, RRT, NPS, AE-C, CTTS

Promising Practices in Nutrition and Diabetes Prevention and Management - Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) in Tucson, AZ

Dolores G. Addison, MPH, RDN

Presentation Slides

The Children's Healthy Living (CHL) Multilevel Multicomponent Program in the US Affiliated Pacific Region

Rachel Novotny, Ph.D.

Get Covered AZ! Updates on the ACA and Preparing for Open Enrollment

Alyssa Padilla, MPH & Bryna, Koch, MPH

Presentation Slides

American Indian Youth Summer Medical Wellness Camp

Francine C. Gachupin, Ph.D.

Promoting Healthy Food Choices and Physical Activity in a Rural American Indian Community

Dr. Teufel-Shone

Telehealth Resource Center Spotlight

Rena Brewer RN MA, Kris Erps, & Nancy Rowe

2016 Mid-Year Rural Health Policy Roundup

Alan Morgan

Presentation Slides

KidsCare is Back - Application and Eligibility Update

Daniel Derksen, MD & Allen Gjersvig

Presentation Slides

Update on Telepathology and Digital Laboratory Networks

Ronald S. Weinstein, MD

ATA 2016 Exhibit Hall Technology Review

Janet Major, B.S.

Real-Time Clinician Consultation Services for Substance Use Management

CAPT Nidhi Jain MD MPH, James Gasper PharmD BCPP, Carolyn Chu MD MSc, & Scott Steiger, MD FACP

Children's Food Insecurity in the Summer: the Role of Clinicians and Health Providers in Connecting Children to the Summer Meals Program

LT Allen Applegate DrPH MPH CPH, CAPT Nidhi Jain MD MPH, Suzie Ahn, Hilary Seligman MD MAS, & Susan Levy

The ABCDs of Medicare

David Parra


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The Prescription Drug Epidemic: Using the Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program (CSPMP) to Reduce Morbidity, Mortality, Misuse and Abuse

Daniel Derksen, MD & Dean Wright

Presentation Slides

Telemedicine, telehealth and mobile applications that work: Opportunities and Barriers

Ronald S. Weinstein, MD

Presentation Slides

Human Trafficking in Arizona

Lynnette Grey Bull

Presentation Slides

American Indian Access to Healthcare Benefits

Kimberly Yellow Robe, Anthonie Hansen, & Jalen S. Redhair

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Heart Health and Multicultural Communities

Vanessa Amaya Contreras

Presentation Slides

1 2 3 4

Health Disparities and Cultural Competence: A Local Response

Emily Oake, RJ Shannon, Stella Kiarie, & Hong Chartrand

Presentation Slides

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When Love is More Than a Headache: Traumatic Brain Injury and Domestic Violence

Ashley E. Bridwell, LMSW

Adult Obesity: Approaches to Diagnosis, Assessment, and Treatment

Myra Muramoto, MD, MPH

The Future of Natural Medicine

Tanisha Hoover, RN, BSN, NMD

Presentation Slides

Interprofessional Education and Practice: Projects and Lessons Learned

Doug Taren, PhD, MS and Ronald S. Weinstein, MD

16 Trauma-Informed, Evidence-Based Recommendations for Advocates Working with Children Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence

Alejandro Palacios

Presentation Slides

The Treatment of Pediatric and Adolescent Obesity

Wendy Scinta, MD

Presentation Slides

Telehealth: A valuable addition to symptom severity reduction in palliative care

Kimberly Shea, Ph.D., RN

Presentation Slides

ACA Update: An Introduction to the AzCRH Navigator Consortium

Daniel Derksen, MD

Presentation Slides

How to build, maintain and sustain community coalitions focused on Population Health

Martha Moore-Monroy, MA & Agnes Attakai, MPA

2015 Mid-Year Rural Health Policy Roundup

Maggie Elehwany, JD

Presentation Slides

ATA 2015 Exhibit Technology Review

Janet Major, BS

Telerheumatology promise and problems in the twenty-first Century

Jeffrey Lisse, MD

Presentation Slides

Physical Activity and Obesity: How to get your patient moving!

Deborah Horn, DO, MPH, FASBP

Presentation Slides

Better Transitions of Care Through Technology

Bruce Bethancourt, MD, FACP

Rethinking Energy Balance: Applying Science to Practice

Melinda M. Manore, MD

Reading Materials
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Improving Care Coordination & Quality Through Statewide HIE

Melissa Kotrys

Impact of Social Media in Health Care

Yvonne Price

Choosing a Telehealth Service Provider

Elizabeth A. Krupinski, Ph.D.

30 Days to Make a Difference: Improving Outcomes and the Patient Experience through Remote Patient Monitoring and Patient Education

Brad Tritle, Vitaphone USA

2014 Mid-Year Rural Health Policy Roundup

Alan Morgan, National Rural Health Association

State innovations to assure a health workforce to provide high value, quality care in rural areas

Daniel Derksen, MD, University of Arizona

The Utah Remote Monitoring Project

Laura Shane-McWhorter, University of Utah

Out of hospital: The telemedicine seat at the Emergency Medical Services table

Mike Sotelo, University of Arizona

Project ECHO - Providing Specialty Care to Rural and Underserved Communities Across the Intermountain West

Susanne Cusick, University of Utah

Practice Guidelines for Telemedicine

Elizabeth A. Krupinski, Ph.D.

Got Telemedicine? Benefits of a Comprehensive Resource Training Manual

Don Graf, United Healthcare

Mid-Year Congressional Rural Health Policy and Administrative Roundup

Alan Morgan, CEO, National Rural Health Association (NRHA)

Lessons from Implementing a Range of Telemedicine Programs at a Rural Facility

Daniel A. Roe, MD, Copper Queen Community Hospital

Telemedicine Facility Design: From Closets to Classrooms

Janet Major, Associate Director, Facilities

Blending of Telehealth with Health Information Exchange (HIE)

Dale C. Alverson, MD & Mark Carroll, MD

Telecommunications and Internet Funding for Rural Health Care Providers: Rural Health Care Program Application Process

Carolyn McCornac and Paloma Costa, Rural Health Care, USAC

Outreach in Distance Learning: Virtual Career Resources

Ana Maria Lopez, M.D., MPH, FACP, Medical Director, Arizona Telemedicine Program

Teledentistry: Building Enhanced Dental Teams for Underserved Communities and Families

Julia Wacloff, RDH, MSPH and Margaret Perry, RDH, MBA, AP Arizona Office of Oral Health

Electronic Health Records

Melissa Rutala, MPH, Chief Executive Office, Arizona Health-e Connections

Patient-Centered Medical Home: What? Why? How?

Michael S. Barr, Senior Vice President, Division of Medical Practice, Professionalism & Quality for the American College of Physicians

Telediabetes & ADVICE: The Arizona Diabetes Virtual Center for Excellence

Ana Maria Lopez, M.D., MPH, FACP and Janet Major, B.S., Arizona Telemedicine Program

Business of Telemedicine & Sustainability

Gail P. Barker, MBA, Ph.D. Co-Director Finance, Arizona Telemedicine Program & Special Assistant to the Dean, College of Medicine-Phoenix, Campus

TeleHealth Communications

Michael J Holcomb, Associate Director for Information Technology, Arizona Telemedicine Program & Chair, Technology Special Interest Group, American Telemedicine Association

Clinical Telehealth Application, What Really Works!

Ana Maria Lopez, M.D., MPH, FACP, Medical Director, Arizona Telemedicine Program 

Basics of Telemedicine & Its Benefits

Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD, Associate Director for Evaluations, Arizona Telemedicine Program; Program Director, Southwest Telehealth Resource Center. 

Distance Education & Healthcare Reform

Ronald S. Weinstein, M.D., Director, Arizona Telemedicine Program  (Presented to the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) from the American Telemedicine Association Annual Meeting

Principles of Meaningful Use: making sense of the alphabet soup

Michael Barr M.D., MBA, FACP, Senior Vice President Division of Medical Practice, Professionalism & Quality, American College of Physicians

Evolving HIT: Personal T-health technologies for chronic disease self-management and prevention

Dale Alverson, M.D., Medical Director, Center for Telehealth and Cybermedicine Research, University of New Mexico Health Sciences and President of the American Telemedicine Association

Previous Workshops and Events

Atrial Fibrillation & other Arrhytmias - new ways to diagnose & new therapies (March 17, 2016)

     Presenter: Peter Ott, M.D.

Click here for archived streaming video

Skeletal Muscle Degeneration: Imaging the Change (November 19, 2015)

     Presenter: David Melville, M.D.

Click here for archived streaming video

Revolutionized Surgical Treatment of Stroke (October 15, 2015)

     Presenter: Travis M. Dumont, M.D.

Click here for archived streaming video


Behavioral Health in Rural Arizona:  Looking Toward the Future (June 18, 2015)

     Moderator:  Robert Fleet, Director of Medical Management Health Choice Integrated Care

     Speakers:  Tom Betlach, Director AHCCCS and Paul Galdys, Assistant Director, ADHS; Shawn Nau, COO Helth Choice Integrated Care; Melinda Vasquez, Chief Officer of Cultural and Community Affairs Cenpatico; and Christi Lundee, Chief Innovation Officer, Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care

Click here for recording

Click on the presenters name for a PDF of their slidedeck

Betlach/Galdys  Nau  Vasquez  Lundeen


Telehealth and the Digital Health Care System

Nina M. Antoniotti, RN, MBA, Ph.D, Director of Telehealth Business, Marshfield Health System

Implementing HITs, EHRs & Telehealth to Enhance Quality and Improve Health (2-day HRSA sponsored workshop February 2011)

Click here for the Agenda and recordings of the Presentations