Ms. Perisho serves as the Program Director at the Northwest Telehealth Resource Center (NRTRC), creating and disseminating information and resources to expand and sustain telehealth in the NRTRC’s seven-state region, serving AK, ID, MT, OR, UT, WA, and WY – and beyond. She is an invited speaker across the country, sharing her deep and broad telehealth expertise in ways that resonate with participants, including a focus on telehealth’s critical role in achieving the quadruple aim of reducing cost, improving quality, enhancing the patient experience and bettering the work life of health care staff.
Prior to joining the NRTRC Ms. Perisho served as the Virtual Health Manager at Logan Healthcare in MT, managing all aspects of telehealth delivery, expansion and improvement. She also served on the NRTRC Advisory Board; in this role she provided guidance and feedback on the current and future direction of the NRTRC’s efforts to strengthen and support telehealth in rural and underserved communities. Her clinical background and years of telehealth experience in multiple specialties strengthens her knowledge of the needs of health care providers and patients and translates into an intuitive approach in supporting and operationalizing telehealth best practices for health care organizations and teams.