Population Health Insights

Solving Mississippi’s Diabetes Problem with Telehealth and Care Management

An overview of the health status of Mississippi and the need for a program such as the Diabetes Telehealth Network.

"Along with connecting UMMC specialists to an eClinic at North Sunflower Medical Center in Ruleville, the project uses a care management application from Care Innovations. The tablet-based application monitors the patients remotely in their home tracking glucose and other diabetes-related metrics. Depending on glucose levels and where they are in the program, the patients are given educational content and videos. The results are sent back to the patient’s care team in Ruleville and at UMMC."

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