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July 2016

South Carolina Inmates to Receive Telehealth Care

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–The Post and Courier, Derrek Asberry

“The Medical University of South Carolina and the state Department of Corrections are teaming up to provide telehealth services to inmates in four South Carolina prisons.

Using the service, a doctor in Charleston can consult with the care team at a prison any time of day via video conferencing equipment. Then, the doctor can remotely prescribe medications, treatments and procedures that prison officials can implement for the inmate.”

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