Has been working in Telehealth since 2012 and implemented Telehealth Projects in Primary Care and Specialty Practices, Nursing Homes, Schools, Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Systems, and home-based Remote Patient Monitoring. She is a Trainer for Telehealth Certification Programs for Certified Telehealth Coordinators. Her organization, BRTA received 2018 HRSA Award as Rural Health Community Champion for implementation of Evidence Based Practices.
She works with Academic Medical Centers, Regional and rural health systems and medical groups, community based organizations to create consortiums to draw down federal funds to create the infrastructure and evaluate the effectiveness of Telehealth systems in Rural regions of Eastern Virginia.
Ms. Hale has an MHA from Virginia Commonwealth University, is a Certified Telehealth Coordinator and has a Certificate in Urban Policy and Planning from American University. An experienced nonprofit manager and consultant, Ms. Dittman Hale’s skills in program development, marketing, community relations, team building, board relations, and site/service activation have benefited BRTA since 2012. She has experience in facilitation support for community partnerships, training, communications, outcome measurement, evaluation and assessment of needs and resources.
She has directed programs, managed federal grant programs, served as Executive Director and consultant; supervised staffs and volunteer corps up to over 300.
Her combined nonprofit, networking, and development experience make her well qualified to lead health networks, and to facilitate projects with diverse partners. Since 2005, she has provided evaluations services, grant resource development, strategic planning, agency management and leadership transition support to more than 15 non-profits.