“There’s just not enough mental health coverage across the state, but the rural areas are particularly hit hard,” said one doctor. ID 137028483 © Piotr Adamowicz | Dreamstime.com People living in rural areas face challenges that can take a toll …

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Frio Regional Hospital and Access Physicians are teaming up to keep cardiology patients closer to home in rural South Texas. The telemedicine group is providing specialty physicians to keep patients from traveling far to other facilities. “There’s no reason that someone’s zip …

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – Thirty-seven people in Shelby County have died from a suspected drug overdose-related death since the start of the year according to the Shelby County Health Department. Now Baptist MemorialHealth Care is using telemedicine to help tackle this growing epidemic. …

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The entire nation is facing a physician shortage, according to projections from the American Association of Medical College. Dr. Brian Weis, the Chief Medical Officer at Northwest Texas Healthcare System, said the Texas Panhandle is no exception. …

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CLARION – Clarion Hospital, in conjunction with Penn State University, last week introduced a new program to aid in the treatment of victims of sexual assault. The Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Telehealth Center (SAFE-T Center), established and maintained by Penn …

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WATERLOO, Iowa (KWWL) – UnityPoint Health – Allen Hospital is expanding its use of telemedicine, which allows physicians in different parts of the country to video conference a patient for care. Starting Feb. 25, Allen is adding six telehospitalists to …

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Nevada ranks as the seventh-largest state in terms of land size. With many rural communities around Reno seeking access to specialty physicians, it can be challenging for doctors to regularly visit small towns like Elko, Tonopah, Winnemucca and Fallon to …

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