Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) is proud to unveil its new Institute of Telehealth and Digital Innovation. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held on Tuesday at the TTUHSC Academic Center in Lubbock to mark the occasion. The Institute aims to support healthcare in rural communities focusing on three pillars: access to care, research, and academics.
The ceremony will feature a lineup of distinguished speakers, including TTUHSC President Lori Rice Spearman, Ph.D., Texas Tech University System Chancellor Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D., TTUHSC Executive Director for the Institute of Telehealth and Digital Innovation John Gachago, DHA, and TTU System Board of Regents Chairman Mark Griffin. This event signifies the commitment of TTUHSC to advancing healthcare through digital innovation.
In conjunction with the ribbon-cutting ceremony, TTUHSC will launch “Telehealth Week” which will span from Tuesday to Thursday. As part of this initiative, TTUHSC will host a free conference that offers an immersive experience in digital health for access to care. The conference is open to clinicians, administrators, healthcare providers, and stakeholders who are interested in learning more about the benefits of telehealth.
The establishment of the Institute of Telehealth and Digital Innovation is a significant step towards bridging the gap in healthcare access for rural communities. Through cutting-edge technology and research, TTUHSC aims to improve healthcare delivery and provide innovative solutions for remote patients. This initiative aligns with TTUHSC’s mission to transform lives through education, research, and patient care.
– TTUHSC Press Release