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.
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.
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.
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.”
Workforce equity center and telehealth support coming to SIU
Sen. Dick Durbin announced federal funding for the creation of a workforce development center and telehealth training and equipment upgrades at SIU School of Medicine.
Telehealth Patient Story - Maternal Fetal Medicine Spring 2020
Autumn Bohac of Effingham was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes when she was 16 years old. Now a 29-year-old mother of four, her health care journey reveals the everyday anxiety and pain that rural
Telehealth Patient Story - Ears, Nose and Throat Clinic Summer 2020
Instead of renting a wheelchair-accessible vehicle, driving two hours and risking exposure to COVID-19, the Hall family from Tuscola, Illinois jumped at the chance to have a telehealth visit with an