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News stories from the past 60 days.

For Mothers, Better Monitoring Arrives Digitally
Oct 12, 2018 - The Before Baby: Avera Remote Gestational Diabetes Monitoring program in Mitchell, S.D. provides remote home monitoring of blood sugars in pregnant women with suspected blood sugar problems. The remote monitoring of blood sugars allows providers to more closely monitor blood sugar in rural patients and make immediate treatment recommendations.
Source: The Daily Republic
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Avera Receives Helmsley Grant to Extend Behavioral Health Telemedicine
Oct 10, 2018 - Avera Health, with funding from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, is adding behavioral health services to the list of telemedicine applications available through Avera eCARE in an effort to increase access to mental health services in rural areas. The virtual behavioral health team will first focus on providing services for people in crisis presenting at emergency departments and lend off-hours response support for inpatient psychiatric hospitals. Mobile support will also be provided to first responders dealing with individuals experiencing a crisis in order to get them care quickly.
Source: Avera eCARE
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Last Updated: 10/12/2018