Greetings Northwest Region:
Call for Action! Please help the NRTRC provide the telehealth resources and education you are looking for! The 4th annual telehealth survey will guide the NRTRC and help set priorities and align our work for your education and resource needs. Please take 10-15 minutes to complete our survey today!
News You Can Use

  • PHE Has Come To An End: What Now?: The Biden administration announced that the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) ended on May 11, 2023. The end of the PHE means multiple federal regulatory waivers and flexibilities will end, affecting telehealth.

  • The NRTRC hopes you have a safe and enjoyable summer, there won’t be a newsletter in July, we’ll be back with you in August!
Events to Bookmark in 2023
Telehealth Awareness Week: Save the Date! The American Telemedicine Association’s (ATA) 3rd annual Telehealth Awareness Week™ will showcase the many ways virtual care expands access to health care. September 17-23

2023 Montana Healthcare Conference: The 2023 Montana Healthcare Conference is a collaborative event offered by the Montana Hospital Association and co-sponsored by the Montana Primary Care Association. Participants experience interdisciplinary topics with a focus on general trending issues. September 19-22
2023 AHHA Annual Conference: Each year the Alaska Hospital Healthcare Association (AHHA) hosts a conference to bring together members and partners from facilities and communities throughout the state to discuss current topics, challenges, and opportunities across Alaska's healthcare system. September 20-21 

7th Annual ConVerge2Xclerate (#ConV2X) AI & Tech in Telehealth and Medicine: Partners in Digital Health organize this annual conference to advance the use of artificial intelligence in healthcare. in New Orleans, LA. Call for Speakers. Sept. 22

Idaho Hospital Association's Annual Convention: Come join us at the Annual Meeting in Sun Valley and connect with peers, hear updates on the state and national front, and learn from the valuable education sessions aimed at helping us maintain our viability as hospitals and healthcare providers. October 2-5   
HLTH 2023: Whether it's meeting people and organizations who can accelerate your business outcomes, staying ahead of emerging trends, connecting with your industry colleagues, advancing your career, or all the above— HLTH 2023 will deliver a curated experience that is tailored just for you. October 8-11    

The 40th Annual Oregon Rural Health Conference: Save the Date - 40th Annual Oregon Rural Health Conference in 2023, Sunriver, October 11-13

SEARCH 2023: The National Telehealth Research Symposium, will connect health researchers, academicians, and visionaries in telehealth and telemedicine to share findings and foster research partnerships. November 7-9      

2023 Rural Health Association of Utah Annual Conference: The Rural Health Association of Utah Conference is an annual event dedicated to promoting and improving rural healthcare in rural Utah. The theme of this year’s conference is Innovations in Rural Health: Navigating the Future. November 8-9    

APHA 2023: The American Public Health Association will hold its annual meeting and expo in Atlanta, GA. Nov. 12-15
Do you provide health care or services via telehealth?  

  • You can now map Telehealth Access Points (TAPs) on the NRTRC Telehealth Services Finder. TAPs can now be mapped in all 50 states. Use this form to submit your TAP.
Telehealth Resources

  • Emergency Declarations: Utah is the only state in the Northwest Region still under an emergency declaration because of the COVID pandemic. It is set to expire when the national PHE expires.

  • Research: current research opportunities, research articles and survey results.
Grant Funding Opportunities

  • Refer to the funding page on the NRTRC website for updated grant opportunities.

NRTRC’s 2022 11th Annual Telehealth Conference video sessions are free to view. If you were unable to attend, or want to watch your favorite sessions again, visit NRTRC’s YouTube page.
Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center
“This publication was made possible by grant number UiUTH42531-01 from the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, Health Resources and Services Administration, DHHS”