Grants expand telemedicine services in Alaska
More than just cameras, telemedicine 'carts' connect rural areas to doctors
By James Brooks
TENAKEE SPRINGS, Alaska — In Tenakee Springs and other rural towns in Southeast Alaska, medical specialists think they’ve found a way to replace medevac flights.
It comes on a little cart.
“It’s very high-tech,” said Shelly Wilson, EMS director at Tenakee’s volunteer fire department. “It’s a little computer.”
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