Southern Illinois Telemedicine Initiative

In January 2015, Southern Illinois Healthcare, based in Carbondale, was awarded an 18-month USDA Rural Development grant for more than $450,000 to create the Southern Illinois Telemedicine Initiative. The goal is to improve access and quality of care to seven rural hospitals, including four critical access hospitals.Benefits of the program include improved access and patient-centered care.

In January 2015, Southern Illinois Healthcare, based in Carbondale, was awarded an 18-month USDA Rural Development grant for more than $450,000 to create the Southern Illinois Telemedicine Initiative. The goal is to improve access and quality of care to seven rural hospitals, including four critical access hospitals.Benefits of the program include improved access and patient-centered care.

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