Developing a Multiple Site Digital Health Network

Course Description

This course, sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), provides a comprehensive overview for designing, developing, and delivering educational and clinical services using Digital Health technology. The course is designed for individuals who are at the initial stages of networking health care professionals together for better continuing education and for better patient services. This program focuses on needs assessment, development of partnerships between medical centers and local health care providers, selection of appropriate technologies, technical operation, educational programming, and marketing clinical services. Participants will receive training from a number of faculty and staff at UAMS, telecommunications professionals, and participating local health professionals. The course will include visits to representative sites served by the UAMS Digital Health Network.

Learning Objective

After completing this course, participants will be able to:
  1. Describe how to evaluate the health care needs of communities.
  2. Conduct needs assessment.
  3. Determine the model for partnership between health professionals.
  4. Select needs that lend themselves to Digital Health solutions.
  5. Determine the best type of Digital Health technology.
  6. Describe how administrative, technical, teaching, and medical staff works together.
  7. Outline the development of continuing education programs using interactive technologies.
  8. Construct evaluation systems.


University of Arkansas


This course is designed for those who have an interest in developing networking between health professionals utilizing Digital Health technologies. It will benefit those with technical responsibility or administrative responsibility in the creation and operation of such networks.


Little Rock, Arkansas

Training Dates

April 20 - 24, 2020


Telehealth Sequence