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Avera e-CARE's Telehealth Services Work to Preserve Healthy Rural Hospitals, Communities

Source
AHA News
Date
Oct 30, 2017
Summary
Highlights Avera Health's telehealth service in South Dakota. Created 25 years ago to reduce burnout in physicians in the rural regions it was serving, the program provided peer support across five Midwest states. Now serving providers in 15 states, this system allows for quick pharmacy, emergency, and other specialty care from specialists and keeps patients in their own communities.
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Access · Emergency department and urgent care services · Hospitals · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Telehealth · South Dakota