Posts Tagged telemedicine

USDA Invests in telehealth network between American Samoa and the University of Hawaii

American Samoa is a US Territory located 2,600 miles from Hawaii and shut down its border to all commercial flights and shipping on March 13, 2020 to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to its 55,000 residents. This left the OBGYN physicians and pregnant women in American Samoa

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Telemedicine’s potential to expand to expecting moms in rural areas

The interest in telehealth among Hawaiʻi health care providers, planners and policy makers is growing. That was evidenced by an abundant turnout at the Hawaiʻi Maternal Telehealth Summit on October 9 at the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) Kakaʻako Health Sciences Campus. Guest speakers included Dr. Curtis Lowery,

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