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HHS gives University of Mississippi Medical Center, Medical University of South Carolina national telehealth designation

FierceHealthcare, October 6, 2017

An agency within the Department of Health and Human Services has appointed medical centers in South Carolina and Mississippi as the country’s two designated Telehealth Centers of Excellence.

This week, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) named the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) as national coordinating centers for telehealth. Both organizations will receive an initial grant of $600,000, with the opportunity for an additional $2 million in federal funding over the next two years.

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