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The Persistent Health Care Gap for Children Living in Poverty: Will the Health Technology Revolution Level the Playing Field?

Description
Discusses the need for and challenges to expanding healthcare technology for medically underserved children living in poverty stricken areas and rural areas. Highlights the potential to improve access to healthcare and health outcomes through the use of electronic health records (EHRs), telehealth, mobile medical clinics and diagnostic tools, and mobile communication devices. Offers recommendations for accelerating the use of technology in rural and underserved areas.
Date
04/2015
Type
Document
Organization
Children's Health Fund
Tagged as
Access · Behavioral health · Children and youth · Health information technology · Mobile and episodic healthcare delivery · Oral health · Poverty · Telehealth