"Schools, Libraries Are Obvious Setting for Telehealth"
January 24, 2019


 

Date: January 24, 2019 

Outlet: The Daily Yonder

Written By: Craig Settles

Excerpt: "Aligning hospitals and healthcare institutions with a community’s schools and libraries into a telehealth center or hub could pay back good dividends. An engineering design team can create a wired and wireless infrastructure that links all three groups into a mini network and add a number of telemedicine applications and services.  

'These would be a great way to aggregate resources, share network capacity, and lower the cost of participants,' says John Windhausen, executive director of the Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition. 'More communities should pursue these types of consortia, especially in rural areas where telehealth can help to mitigate the damage from rural hospital closures.'" 

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Original Posting: https://www.dailyyonder.com/schools-libraries-obvious-setting-telehealth/2019/01/24/30018/



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