Telemedicine Can Help Rural Children See City Doctors

Utica Observer-Dispatch

It’s a fact of rural life: Sick children and their families often need to travel to see the specialists who can treat them. Youngsters with complex asthma who face frequent emergency room visits and hospital admissions need to see a pediatric pulmonologist and not just a pediatrician or family doctor, said Dr. Kris Kjolhede, co-director of the Bassett Healthcare Network’s School-Based Health Program.

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