About Us

The National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers (NCTRC) is dedicated to building sustainable telehealth programs and improving health outcomes for rural and underserved communities.

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Our experts speak on a variety of topics related to the field of telehealth such as business, education, history, policy, implementation, workforce, and more. Learn more about our experts, their deep backgrounds in telehealth, and schedule one to speak at your next event.

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Each Telehealth Resource Center has a regional uniqueness, allowing them to provide a wide range of assistance targeting local community needs. They provide free technical assistance, education, and resources on various telehealth topics.

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The National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers (NCTRC) is a collaborative of 12 regional and 2 national Telehealth Resource Centers (TRCs), committed to implementing telehealth programs for rural and underserved communities.

Funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), administered through grant # GA5RH37470, TRCs across the nation provide timely and accurate information on telehealth.

Our 12 regional and 2 national TRCs are expertly staffed and lead the advancement and accessibility of telehealth with a focus in rural communities, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs). As a consortium, we are dedicated to helping organizations and practices overcome barriers, advance telehealth education, and provide resources.

The regional TRCs are experts in telehealth implementation. TRCs are equipped to provide technical assistance, education, and resources on various topics. Each TRC has a regional uniqueness, allowing them to provide a wide range of assistance targeting local community needs. The NCTRC is dedicated in playing its part in expanding the reach of healthcare and sustainable telehealth programs in local, rural, and underserved communities for the most vulnerable populations.

Our Vision

Telehealth has yet to meet its full potential. Telehealth has captured the attention of the healthcare field. Different methods of digital healthcare like mHealth, Remote Patient Monitoring, and Population Based Health are becoming widely used. The vision of the NCTRC is to connect health providers to people through telehealth, starting with rural communities. Our voice will remain consistent and comprehensive, delivering accurate information to help the nation through the growth of telehealth.

2021 Annual Report

As the United States went into a full calendar year wrestling with the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers (NCTRC) continued to rise to the challenge of addressing the nation’s need for telehealth technical assistance.

After the first wave of demands that saw many healthcare organizations providing and experiencing telehealth for the first time and assisting with their questions and needs, the telehealth resource centers (TRCs) found 2021 to be a year of refining and improving. With providers settling into using telehealth and patients becoming accustomed to receiving services in that manner, the focus of the TRCs gravitated towards assisting these groups on how best to utilize the technology to provide efficient and effective care.

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