Telemedicine Programs

Officials with one hospital system that serves several counties in our region will receive more than half a million dollars of federal money to enhance their existing telemedicine program.United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack included the project through Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) as part of an announcement of more than $3.7 million of broadband funding on Friday.ARH will use $570,211 to add 33 telemedicine carts to 29 ARH facilities located throughout Eastern Kentucky and Western West Virginia. 19 of those will serve 17 outpatient clinic locations.

Source: MG News

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