Telemedicine

WAMC News
5:30 pm
Mon December 31, 2012

Vermont Doctor Tele-Consults Boosted by New Regs

Credit Reuters

New health insurance regulations in Vermont are giving a boost to telemedicine, the system that enables health care providers to offer consult with patients without being in the same room.

Sometimes residents at the Helen Porter Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury are able to see a physician at Fletcher Allen Health Care through a two-way video hookup.

Porter nurse Leslie Orelup says the system works well.

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New York News
12:20 pm
Tue October 23, 2012

Hospitals Form High-Speed Telemedicine Network

CVPH Medical Center
WAMC

A collaboration of hospitals and health care systems is implementing a state-of-the-art, high-speed telemedicine network across New York State’s northern tier.

The Adirondack Champlain Telemedicine Information Network, known as ACTION, has been in the works for several years. It will link hospitals and health centers in New York and Vermont.  Plattsburgh’s CVPH Medical Center is the lead health care provider for the system, which President Stephens Mundy explained includes 8 hospitals and 40 primary care facilities across 8 counties.

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