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How Telehealth Benefits Rural Health Centers Print E-mail
Written by Renae Rossow   
Thursday, 25 May 2017 00:00

It's becoming more and more clear that people living in rural areas and our veterans are the types of patients that will benefit the most from the increasing use of telehealth. The Rural Health Information Hub defines telemedicine as the remote delivery of healthcare services and information using telecommunication technology. We've seen a dramatic increase in the use of telemedicine in recent years, though it's actually been around for a very long time. I'll share a few interesting facts with you.

Though technically telemedicine began not long after the invention of the telephone in 1876, it was in the '60's that NASA began...

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