Tennessee expands telemedicine project to rural areas

01/28/2009 | NYTimes.com

Tennessee this week expanded a telemedicine project, bringing a medical video network to 11 rural areas in the state and allowing the doctors of pregnant women to consult electronically with obstetrics specialists in the event of a serious problem. Officials said the project will reduce costs and offer convenience to patients, and eventually may expand into other areas of care.

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