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Telehealth encompasses a broad variety of technologies and tactics to deliver virtual medical, health, and education services. Telehealth is not a specific service, but a collection of means to enhance care and education delivery.

CCHP and other members of the National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers finalized a Telehealth Definition Framework to help policy makers, practitioners, payers, and the public understand how to accurately apply “telehealth” and its key components.


Telehealth or Telemedicine

Telemedicine” is often still used when referring to traditional clinical diagnosis and monitoring that is delivered by technology. However, the term “Telehealth” is now more commonly used as it describes the wide range of diagnosis and management, education, and other related fields of health care. These include, but are not at all limited to:

  • Dentistry

  • Counseling

  • Physical and occupational therapy

  • Home health

  • Chronic disease monitoring and management

  • Disaster management

  • Consumer and professional education


Telehealth services are available in Utica, Edwards, Vicksburg & Hazelhurst.


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