The National Telehealth Technology Assessment Resource Center is based out of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC), and builds upon the organization's talents in telehealth as established with the AFHCAN program and products.
Garret Spargo is the Principal Investigator of the National Telehealth Technology Assessment Resource Center (TTAC). With 12 years of experience working in the field of telemedicine, his background touches on various aspects of evaluating and implementing technology in the field of telehealth, ranging from software testing and programming to product design and review. He now heads up the federally-funded national technology center that supports one other national and twelve regional Telehealth Resource Centers (TRCs) across the United States.
Doris T. Barta is the Director of the National Telehealth Technology Assessment Center. She has over 20 years experience working in the telehealth field, serving in the capacity of a telehealth network director as well as in the role of fund development for telehealth. Ms. Barta also has worked as the Principal Investigator for the Northwest Telehealth Resource Center for the past 10 years. She brings a wealth of experience in program planning and operations to the Technology Assessment Center team.
Donna Bain is the Technology Assessment Specialist at TTAC. Her background includes technical writing, regulatory affairs and project management in the telecommunications and healthcare industries. Donna assists with technology research, testing and documentation, ensuring that the results are communicated for use by all audiences.
Funding for the National Telehealth Technology Assessment Resource Center is provided in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC). Their ongoing support makes all of this possible.