Is There a Use for Telehealth in Poor Communities?

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We have many disenfranchised patients who get care from community health centers and for whom travel to an academic center even if it's across town is daunting. We have a relationship and many other systems do as well, with community health centers fairly qualified health centers to provide telemedicine in their community setting.

Then there's also the opportunities with Telehealth in the home care setting, monitoring patients on a daily basis for a host of different diseases such as heart failure or chronic lung disease or diabetes which would actually reduce the need for travel to the hospital, whether it's in an urban area or.