Telehealth is the application of internet and telecommunications to medicine. The College of Community Health Sciences has telehealth projects involving psychiatric care and care of asthmatic children. Additionally, the College is installing telehealth equipment on ambulances to facilitate more timely care at the point where paramedics meet patients.

CCHS is exploring the many avenues telehealth provides:

For rural populations and patients who are physically or financially unable to travel long distances, telehealth is key to improving access to care for Alabama’s residents.

Patient teleconferencing with a doctor