Telehealth Serving the Underserved – Small Town, USA Benefits From Access to Care
South Central Telehealth Resource Center
JULY 26, 2019
According to National Public Radio, “a growing number of Americans [are] turning to telehealth appointments with medical providers in the wake of widespread hospital closings in remote communities, and a shortage of local primary care doctors, specialists, and other providers.”. Lauren Fields, the Chief Coordinated Care Officer at ARcare, has seen this struggle first hand, but has also recently seen the drastic improvement in healthcare access through telemedicine.