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West Virginia University announces rural telehealth program

From The Herald Dispatch

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A researcher at West Virginia University is heading up a telehealth program to quickly connect people in rural areas with medical care.

The college announced the year-long pilot Thursday and said it will start this fall.

Participants will have recently left a long-term care center and will be given devices to track certain health indicators. If there’s an issue with a person’s health, a nurse will be immediately notified to address the problem. …

Read more: https://www.herald-dispatch.com/ap/ap_region/west-virginia-university-announces-rural-telehealth-program/article_5f7b1fcf-15fb-5d86-8041-77073acbe26c.html

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