Mississippi has one of the worst doctor shortages in the country. The lack of access to quality healthcare is considered to be directly related to the high rate of chronic disease among its citizens. In Telehealth: A Virtual Lifeline, Southern Remedy TV examines how advances in communications technology provides a lifeline for people in the state to have better access to health care providers.
Telehealth, also known as telemedicine, has been used for decades in medical practice. It encompasses a broad variety of technologies and tactics to deliver virtual medical, health, and education services. As technology continues to advance, and shapes our consumer habits and expectations, can access to virtual, real-time health care create a better state of health for Mississippians?
Southern Remedy Telehealth: A Virtual Lifeline Telehealth uses a variety of tactics to deliver virtual medical and educational services.