UAMS’ South Central Telehealth Resource Center Secures $975,000 Grant to Expand Digital Health Services

The South Central Telehealth Resource Center, housed at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Institute for Digital Health & Innovation, received a three-year grant for $975,000 from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

The grant, renewed to UAMS for the seventh time, will fund the expansion of digital health services in rural communities with known health disparities across Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee.

HRSA awarded more than $13.6 million to the National & Regional Telehealth Resource Centers for the three-year grant period as part of an initiative to expand digital health nationwide and improve health in underserved communities.