MaineHealth awarded $274K grant to improve rural telehealth network

Mainebiz, February 9, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded a $274,092 grant to MaineHealth to enhance its telehealth capabilities in rural areas.

The three-year project, awarded through the USDA’s Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program, will focus on three telehealth initiatives:

  • Enhanced communications between emergency departments and local emergency medical services in rural areas
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Units/Nursery Care Support
  • Transfer decision support for post-discharge care to the home.

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