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.