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Avera gets $300K grant

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS — Through a federal grant awarded to Avera Health, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska are among 25 states to benefit from investments in rural telecommunications to expand access to education, create jobs and improve access to he…continue reading on

Telemedicine technology an asset to rural healthcare

August 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A serious leg injury could have cost Mark Romfo valuable time in the middle of planting season last spring on his farm near Langdon, N.D. But his doctor, 120 miles away in Grand Forks, was able to monitor his progress with the help of telemedicine technology. Continue Reading

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Altru Serves Patients From Miles Away

April 4, 2012 in WDAZ

GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) – Altru Hospital is serving patients who live hours away through video conference calls.

It’s similar to Skype but more invasive – – the doctor can record the patient’s vitals while saving the patient thousands of dollars.
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