Florida Hospital’s Centra Care used telemedicine during Irma to connect with patients

By | October 11, 2017

Waterlogged, under curfew or without power, consumers in need of routine health care were in a tough spot during the days immediately before and after Hurricane Irma’s arrival. Barring an emergency, landing before a physician was almost impossible.Some health providers used the opportunity to lean on telehealth services as a part of their disaster response. Often regarded as more of a luxury than a necessity, the service was offered free of charge statewide by Florida Hospital Centra

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