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The Caring Generation Podcast

The Caring Generation® – Episode 77 March 17, 2021. On this program, Trapped Caring for Elderly Parent or a Spouse, caregiving expert Pamela D Wilson shares tips to take back your life and manage caregiver resentment or guilt. Dr. Anthony Caterine from the Riverside Healthcare System shares the benefits of telepsychiatry for persons experiencing mental health concerns in hospitals and nursing homes.

Rural Health Voice Podcast

How can technology improve healthcare access?  Donna Dittman Hale, Executive Director of Bay Rivers Telehealth Alliance, joined The Rural Health Voice to discuss plugging into telehealth. Ms. Hale was one of the speakers at the 2020 Rural Health Voice conference.  To view the video presentation that led to this interview, visit the Rural Health Voice conference and register for the event.  You can choose to just watch just one, or all five of our excellent speakers.


What is Telemedicine?

Ever hear the terms telemedicine or telehealth and wonder what they mean? Using state of the art video technology, telemedicine transforms the way you can receive health care by connecting you directly to your health care provider no matter where you are. At home, in the office, or far away on vacation, telemedicine saves money and time by bringing health care and health coaching directly to you.

The Day Telehealth Saved Baby Malea

Chronic Disease Self-Management Remote Home Monitoring

Telehealth Etiquette Tips sponsored by Bay Rivers Telehealth Alliance

Presented by:
Christy Helsel, RN
Telehealth Program Director, Riverside Health System

Practice Administrator , Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

This educational video was funded through a grant by the Virginia Department of Health, Office of Health Equity through MOA Number: 557V632596


As the only organization completely focused on advancing telehealth, ATA is working to change the way the world thinks about healthcare. We are committed to ensuring that everyone has access to safe, effective, and appropriate care when and where they need it, and that providers can do more good for more people. We represent a broad and inclusive member network of technology solution providers, healthcare delivery systems, and payers, as well as partner organizations and alliances. Together, we are working to advance industry adoption of telehealth, promote responsible policy, advocate for government and market normalization, and provide education and resources to help integrate virtual care into emerging value-based delivery models.

The National Rural Health Association (NRHA) is a national nonprofit membership organization that brings together thousands of members across the United States. The association’s mission is to provide leadership on rural health issues through advocacy, communications, education and research.

The Virginia Rural Health Association (VRHA) is a nonprofit organization working for the 2.5 million people who call rural Virginia their home. Our mission is to improve the health of rural Virginians through education, advocacy, and fostering cooperative partnerships.

The Virginia Telehealth Network (VTN) is a 501c3 nonprofit membership organization dedicated to supporting telehealth efforts in the Commonwealth. Started in 2006 by a group of health professionals with an interest in promoting telehealth, VTN seeks to provide education, resources, and best practices to telehealth stakeholders while advocating for safe and effective delivery of telehealth services. We seek to develop and maintain strong partnerships that allow for the exploration and promotion of innovative programs that promote access to high-quality health care.