Population Health Insights

Mississippi Governor, FCC Official Laud Telehealth Initiative

Provides an overview of the Diabetes Telehealth Network and the Governor’s and FCC Commissioner’s visit.

"Bryant, who has supported the program since its inception, and Clyburn both lauded UMMC, North Sunflower, the GE-Intel vendor outfit CareInnovations, and other stakeholders for their work on the project. The project, featured recently in HCI, launched in 2014. It connects through telehealth and a care management application, UMMC specialists with diabetes patients at the rural-based North Sunflower Medical Center. Patients in the program are monitored remotely through a tablet app and also have telehealth encounters at the rural hospital."

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