Health System Specialist / Facility Telehealth Coordinator
Develop and direct facility-wide emergency and disaster contingency plans, incorporating national, network, and local standards. Execute data collection and analysis strategy for all aspects of telehealth program evaluation. Execute policies and protocols for successful delivery of telehealth applications.
- Improved access to rural and highly rural veterans to healthcare services via telehealth initiatives.
- Achieved compliance with internal and external (Joint Commission) accreditation processes, as well as Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other VHA directives and guidance.
- Served as a technical consultant for facility telehealth use, including staff training, pilot testing, and new long-distance care models, and multisite coordination.
- Increased reliability by collaborating with staff in the development, implementation, and operation of applications, and connectivity of wide area network (WAN), local area network (LAN), and bandwidth issues.