Telehealth

BHECN has hosted three Annual Behavioral Health Information Technology Summits at the Michael F. Sorrell Center in Omaha to introduce the latest development in telehealth and improve access to rural Nebraska.  Of the 165 attendees, over 10% were from rural communities.

BHECN funds telehealth training for Psychiatry Residents at Creighton-Nebraska Psychiatry Resident Program.  Current sites that are receiving telehealth services:  Wayne, Scottsbluff, and Columbus.

BHECN has developed a telehealth curriculum for the licensed behavioral health workforce.  The focus is on information technology standards for distance telehealth, security and credentialing.