Tag: Project ECHO

Feds Grant $15 Million for Telehealth Program

photo courtesy UNM Center for Telehealth Georgia O’ Keefe’s stark New Mexico landscapes makes it easy to see why this largely rural state is the ideal place for telemedicine to take root. In fact, the University of New Mexico (UNM) has been the cradle of the very successful Project ECHO video telemedicine…

VA Telehealth Cuts Patient Bed Days By 60%

VA telemedicine clinic in Alaska; Photo courtesy: David Gilkey/NPR For the past 12 years, the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) has been helping veterans with chronic illnesses live more satisfying lives through its successful Care Coordination/Home Telehealth (CCHT) program. Telemedicine gives veterans the ability to maintain their independence, by giving them access to…

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