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Center for Rural Health Research & Education|College of Health Sciences
 

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Center for Rural Health Research and Education
1000 E University Avenue, Department 3432
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307.766.6544
Fax: 307.766.4356
Email: crhre@uwyo.edu

Welcome to the CRHRE

Welcome to the Center for Rural Health Research and Education (CRHRE, pronounced "share") Web site. A unit of the UW College of Health Sciences, the CRHRE's mission is to provide tools, technology, and support services that enable practitioners, administrators, educators, researchers, policy makers, and students to improve the quality of health care and services in rural areas of Wyoming.

The CRHRE is recognized throughout Wyoming as a leader in using technology to support health care, and it is the aspiration of the CRHRE to further develop experiences in this area by increasing the development and deployment of technology throughout the State's health care community. The CRHRE's main functions are (1) to provide expertise and services to the College, University, and State for technology in health research and education, and (2) to create strategic partnerships in support of decision making and policy development in the area of rural health care, particularly with regard to technology.

Please feel free to contact us if you have questions or comments about this important work.

Upcoming events

Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center will hold its 2014 Telemedicine Conference, March 24-26, 2014, in Portland OR.

The National Rural Health Association's annual conference will be held April 22-25, 2014 in Las Vegas NV.

The American Telemedicine Association annual symposium and trade show will be held in Baltimore MD, May 18-20, 2014.

Telehealth news

MedCity News recently published an article about the growing use of telemedicine.

The Economist posted an article about the value of mobile devices and apps in health care.

MobileSmith listed five innovative mobile apps that have the potential to revolutionize health care.

A recent article from Reuters Health described how telemedicine improves care for children in rural emergency rooms.

The American Telemedicine Association has released a new set of practice guidelines for online mental health services.

Watch this video from a California provider on the benefits of telehealth.

Video from the Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTEL): The day telehealth saved baby MaLea.

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