The Virginia Telehealth Network; using mHealth to bridge the rural gap

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From iMedicalApps, a short piece on the work of the Virginia Telehealth Network (VTN) in building telehealth and mobile networks out for rural Virginians’ healthcare, and their upcoming attendance at the VA Rural Health Summit. For those ex US, Virginia is also headquarters for well-known players in the telecare/telehealth business: WellAWARE, AFrame Technologies come immediately to mind, as major users are not far away (Dep’t. of Defense, the VA). However the redefinition of telehealth and telemedicine that leads off the article our loyal readers will find a bit …. different (telemedicine now a subset of a broadly defined telehealth as ‘the electronic distribution of healthcare services and data’?) The Virginia telehealth network: bridging mHealth and rural health