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TELEHEALTH 2.0

When telehealth — sometimes called telemedicine — was introduced to SIU School of Medicine providers and patients in 1995, it was viewed as the next leap forward in the medical school’s mission to provide health care.
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A Virtual Success Story: Telepsychiatry

SIU Psychiatry was an early adopter of telehealth, with Jeffrey Bennett, MD, establishing a clinical training program for residents within critical access hospitals in 2008.
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ECHO Digital Training Resonates with Community Health Care Teams

Over a summer lunch hour, a group of health care providers and caseworkers from across Illinois have gathered to both talk and listen.
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Aspects of a Learner | Sydney Marshall

Sydney Marshall is a shining example of the type of student MEDPREP was created to aid.
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SIU Medicine Class of 2026 begins training

Authorities have long anticipated the U.S. would face a shortage of physicians as the Baby Boomer generation aged and outpaced medical school graduates. The warnings have become more dire as COVID-19
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Safe at home

“I’m protective of her around others when we’re in the waiting area, especially during cold and flu season. This would’ve been a whole other level.”
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Simmons Cancer Institute hosting Denim & Diamonds gala on Oct. 8

Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University will host its 22nd annual Denim & Diamonds fundraiser at 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 8, at the Crowne Plaza Springfield, 3000 S. Dirksen
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$1.86M grant helps SIU scientist broaden brain research into autism

Ben Richardson, Ph.D., has spent his career studying functions and circuits in the brain and what causes them to behave abnormally, especially within an area called the cerebellum. His work has
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Amid national 'opioid epidemic' methamphetamine often overlooked

A new study shows methamphetamine remains a stubbornly prevalent illicit substance in large swaths of rural America. Findings recently published in JAMA Network Open indicate that methamphetamine is