Telemedicine Services Grant To Assist Thousands In Southwest Virginia
Twenty five thousand residents across Dickenson, Buchanan, Russell, and Tazewell counties will benefit from more than 150 thousand dollars in grant funds for Telemedicine services. The Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens of Cedar Bluff will use the money for telemedicine to bridge the gap between health care providers and patients. The service is a valuable took in remote areas and for low income, elderly and disabled individuals to improve their quality of life. The grant was announced by Congressman Morgan Griffith and comes from the Rural Development’s distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants program.