Greene County General quickly transitions school telehealth to countywide program

Healthcare IT News: Before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, Greene County General Hospital in Linton, Indiana, faced challenges in providing access to care because the area has transportation barriers.

Greene County spans 546 miles, and has a population of about 30,000. Even though the healthcare organization offers four rural health clinics throughout the county, patients still were having difficulties finding transportation to their appointments. Patients may live miles away from the nearest clinic and may not have reliable transportation or resources. The county has few transportation resources available.

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