Telehealth Provides Rural Patients With Critical Preventative Care

For rural patients, rising health costs and closing hospitals make remote-access to heath care especially important. Telehealth, the process of accessing medical appointments through the internet, offers preventative and specialized patient care to many of the nation's 62 million rural residents where hospitals are often lacking. Such a system is especially important in 2017, because [...]

Telehealth Provides Rural Patients With Critical Preventative Care

Health Information Technology

Health Information Technology (HIT) is used by health care providers to manage patient care and population health through using and sharing health information in a secure system. Electronic health records (EHRs) are included under the umbrella of HIT.  They automate access to information and have the potential to streamline clinician workflow and support other care-related activities, [...]

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