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Mobile Telehealth Units and Care Coordinators Improve Emergency Care Services for Rural Arizona Patients

Description
Features an Arizona program focused on lowering ER readmissions through care coordination and EMS telehealth services. Explains how the telehealth services are provided via mobile telehealth units. Describes how care coordination helps meet the behavioral health needs of patients with chronic diseases.
Author(s)
Jenn Lukens
Citation
Rural Monitor
Date
08/2019
Type
Document
Organization
Rural Health Information Hub
Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Broadband · Care coordination · Emergency department and urgent care services · Emergency medical services · Emergency medical technicians and paramedics · Telehealth · Arizona