Tag: Prison Health

Telemedicine opening doors to specialty care for inmates

Telemedicine opening doors to specialty care for inmates

Prisons are often located in rural areas far from medical centers that have experts in cancer, heart and other disease treatments. Even if the visit just involves a trip to a hospital across town, the inmate must be transported under guard, often in shackles. The whole process is expensive for the correctional facility and time-consuming for the patient.

May 1, 2018 | By | Reply More