Rural Rx

May 2012
State Legislatures;May2012, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p20
The article reports on a telehealth developed by Doctor Sanjeev Arora of New Mexico called the Project Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO). The telehealth program uses telecommunications technology to deliver health to rural areas in the U.S. The project received about 2.5 million U.S. dollars from lawmakers before the recession hit in 2008.


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