Telehealth Awareness Week (TAW) is an annual observance highlighting telehealth programs and services available right in our communities, around the state. This year, it is October 21-25, 2019; #TAW2019.Everyone deserves access to quality healthcare, regardless of where they liveEach year, the third full week of October provides an opportunity to educate the public on telehealth capabilities for more efficient and effective health care. The SCTA encourages those providers using telehealth, as well as those on the receiving end of telehealth, to open their doors to the public. The SCTA also receives a Governor's Proclamation to emphasize the support from the state of South Carolina.-Plan an open house event.-Invite elected officials, community leaders and the media to your event.-Use handy resources in the TAW Toolkit to publicize your event.SCHEDULED EVENTS:Regional Symposium; October 23rd; 8:00 a.m. at the Florence Center, 330 West Radio Road, Florence, SC. This event presented by Palmetto Care Connections to discuss billing and reimbursement, school-based telehealth, patient engagement, broadband and more! Register today!Open House; October 24th; 10:00 a.m. at the MUSC Tidelands Tele-Specialty Clinic located in Tidelands Health Medical Park West, 4040 Hwy 17 Bypass, Suite 306, Murrells Inlet, SC. This event is presented by MUSC Health to showcase tele-specialist visits for endocrinology, stroke, epilepsy, neuro-psychiatry, movement disorder, ALS, aneurysm, and transplant treatment. Contact Adrian Grimes for more information.More to come!