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October 2019 Newsletter


The Connect Virginia Project ECHO Platform is Here!


 
 
We are in the process of adding session information to the website, https://connect.virginiaprojectecho.org/
 
Set up your free account to
  • Register for sessions
  • Explore upcoming learning series throughout the state
  • Sign up to receive an email reminder when it is time to sign up for topics you are interested in 
ECHO (Extension for Community Health Outcomes) sessions are free to participants and offer continuing medical education (CME) credits, maintenance of certification (MOC) credits, and continuing nursing education (CNE) credits.
 
Starting October 22, 2019
UVA Behavioral Health series will be every Tuesday from 1-2pm
 
Please email projectecho@virginia.edu if you have any questions.
We look forward to connecting with you through Project ECHO!

Click here for a video about Project ECHO.

Diabetes Tele-Education Classes are Back!


 
The UVA Center for Diabetes Prevention & Education will be offering free diabetes self-management classes on the following Tuesdays from 1 - 3 pm:

October 8 - Nutrition Basics
October 15 - Diabetes Self-Management Skills

October 22 - Healthy Eating Lifestyle Changes

If you or your patients would like to participate in any of these classes via telemedicine, click here to register and access more resources.

 
For more information, contact Anne Wolf MS, RD, Director of the Virginia Center for Diabetes Prevention & Education at amw6n@virginia.edu or (434) 924-2858.
Reminder: New Patient Forms

We have updated the Telemedicine Consult Request Form and Patient Registration Form. See below for links:

Telemedicine Consult Request Form
Patient Registration Form

Note: Please click download for editable PDF version of form.

Upcoming Clinics - October

Dermatology:  10/16 at 12:30 pm

Endocrine:  10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30 from 9 am - 1 pm

Infectious Disease: Hep C:  10/8, 10/21, 10/28 from 1:15 - 4 pm

Pain Management:   TBD

Peds Endocrine:  10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31 from 4 - 5 pm

Surgery Pre-Consult:  10/16, 10/23 from 2 - 4 pm

Wound Care:   10/10, 10/24 from 9 - 11 am & PRN

 
If you are interested in offering these services or other specialties to your patients, please submit a Telemedicine Consult Request Form.  Click here if you need a copy of the form. Click here for the most up-to-date two-month schedule. 

Upcoming Events

Save the Date!

VA HIMSS 15th Annual Fall Conference
October 21 - 23, 2019
Kingsmill Resort
Williamsburg, VA

2019 Rural Health Voice Conference
Hosted by the Virginia Rural Health Association
November 20 & 21, 2019
New College Institute

191 Fayette Street
Martinsville, VA 24112

The Virginia Rural Health Association’s Annual Conference has been re-branded as “The Rural Health Voice Conference!”  This event focuses on the opportunity for rural health stakeholder to hold in-depth conversations about how the issues in our communities can be addressed.

Bringing the people who care about rural Virginia together provides an opportunity to discuss how we can ensure the sustainability of rural Virginia through policy, access, economics, education and more.


Click here to view the agenda and register. 

2020 MATRC Summit
April 5 - 7, 2020
Charlotte, NC

Disruptive technologies and innovations are what happens when a certain type of technology, the implementation of an innovative process and/or the introduction of a new player creates a market shift in how the health care sector does business. These disruptions can transform how we educate providers, how and where we deliver health care services and/or how we finance health care delivery systems. Join us at our 2020 MATRC Telehealth Summit as we hear from those who are leading change through disruption.

Click here to view the agenda and register. 

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