telemedicine

Legislators to Iron out Logistics of Remote 'Telemedicine' for Rural South Dakotans

Publication Date: Sep 05, 2019

In 2015, South Dakota declared a state of emergency following a sequence of youth suicides on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. A recent summer study program on telehealth and telemedicine within the state legislature highlighted poor access to mental health services as a major contributing factor. Discusses bills passed earlier this year to improve access to mental health services via telehealth.

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