Publications

CCHP’s publications address pressing telehealth issues, CCHP projects, and steps to ensure the best future for a health care system enabled by technology. As a national resource for telehealth policy issues, CCHP is frequently invited to contribute op-ed pieces for reputable news sources and peer-reviewed journals. Peer-reviewed works will be made available to the extent of the publishing journal’s policies.

Articles written about CCHP can be found in the CCHP in the News.

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    JMIR Publications

    As telehealth plays an even greater role in global health care delivery, it will be increasingly important to develop a strong evidence base of successful, innovative telehealth solutions that can lead to scalable and sustainable telehealth programs. This paper has two aims: (1) to describe the challenges of promoting telehealth implementation to advance adoption and (2) to present a global research agenda for personalized telehealth within chronic disease management.

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    Perspectives on Telepractice

    The Telehealth Resource Centers (TRC) are funded to increase the use, efficiency, and raise awareness about telehealth through education and training. This Perspectives on Telepractice article provides an overview of the services offered by twelve regional TRCs, as well as the National Telehealth Technology Assessment Center (TTAC) and the National Telehealth Policy Resource Center (NTRC-P). It also provides suggestions about what more can be done by the federal government to maximize telehealth's potential to address the needs of a strapped health system.

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    Virtual Mentor - American Medical Association Journal of Ethics

    One of the top barriers to the expanded use of telemedicine across the country today, is cross-state licensing.  This article examines the licensing issue in relation to telemedicine and how its policies may need to change in the future.  

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    International Journal of Telerehabilitation

    This study conducted a scan of telehealth occupational therapy and physical therapy state laws and regulations. The results indicate that the majority of occupational therapy and physical therapy boards are silent on telehealth. The findings suggest that as state boards consider crafting telehealth regulations, they should do so in a manner that facilitates while upholding their providers to a high standard of care.

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    iHealthBeat

    This "Perspectives" piece by Mario Gutierrez looks at telehealth's potential to achieve the Triple Aim of health care reform, and what must be done to make telehealth most useful to practitioners, payers, and patients.

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    Public Health Institute

    This blog post discusses CCHP's new website, as well as the National Telehealth Policy Resource Center project.

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    California Healthline

    This "Think Tank" series asked Mario Gutierrez and Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) whether California's telehealth policy is prepared to make use of the field's rapid anticipated future growth.