AHA staff today participated in a White House Convening on Rural Telehealth, which highlighted the essential role of telehealth in reaching high-need rural families and communities. Officials from the Obama administration, state and local government, academia and the practitioner community discussed barriers and opportunities to increase and participate in telehealth services.

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