About STAR Telehealth

New College Institute’s STAR Telehealth program provides an opportunity for continuing education, career advancement, and professional development to equip tomorrow’s telehealth professionals to meet the rapidly growing demand for telehealth education.  Telehealth encompasses a variety of technologies to deliver and enhance virtual medical, health, and education services. 

The rapid growth in telehealth for health care delivery highlights the need to prepare the workforce for the anticipated shift from fee-for-service to value-based care.  Value-based care and other care pathways create the need to develop new care delivery models requiring new skills and resulting in demand for training and coordination.  Professional development is a critical factor in the ability of telehealth to achieve its massive potential and

New College Institute addresses the shift in healthcare practice and care coordination by delivering an innovative training program with multiple academic partners to facilitate incorporation of knowledge of telehealth into medical training and preparation of the workforce.

New College Institute provides opportunities through innovative partnerships with the University of Virginia’s Karen S. Rheuban Center for Telehealth & Center for Credentialing Education (“CCE”). 

Partners who supported development of this program include: 

STAR offers the convenience of on-line training, as well as hands-on experience with state-of-the-art technologies in its training laboratory housed at the New College Institute, Martinsville, VA.