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Ashley Medical Center - Tele-Health

Ashley, ND

What is it?
Ashley Medical Center uses sophisticated Tele-Health technology to serve its remote community in several ways. Technology is used for E-Emergency, providing instant consultations; Virtual Pharmacy Services; and the Tele-Health Network, in conjunction with CHI-St. Alexius and Archway, which provides specialized psychiatric care. The technology also has been used for free community education, including classes on Stress Management, What’s New with Diabetes and Realities of Rural Stress, as well as a paramedic training program.

Who is it for?
Residents of the community and surrounding area.

Why do they do it?
Ashley Medical Center serves a remote rural area and is committed to providing essential care to the members of the community.

Impact
Utilizing services of Tele-Health has saved patients thousands of dollars in transportation costs, and eases time lost from work for both the employee and employer.

Contact: Jerry Lepp
Chief Executive Officer
Telephone: 701-288-3433
Email: jlepp@primecare.org


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