Monday, October 28, 2013

Congressman visits Telehealth Primary Care Clinic in Campton

U.S. Rep. Andy Barr
U.S. Representative. Andy Barr, a freshman Republican from the Sixth District, recently visited the Telehealth Primary Care Clinic in Campton. The clinic, single of two in Kentucky funded by federal telehealth grants, opened in dignified 2012, and "provides access to primary and specialty thoughtfulness in support of the similarity through set-up established by Kentucky One Health, the chief vigor order in the Commonwealth," reports KyForward.

Shelley Neal of Kentucky One told KyForward, “We established these clinics to turn into quality vigor thoughtfulness easy to use to the communities in and surrounding Powell and Wolfe counties. If we are to be thriving in our mission to create a healthier Kentucky, our duty carry on to put into action newfangled technologies and services to grasp our state’s medically underserved communities.”

The clinics decrease "the need to travel to comprehend a specialist therefore dropping the overheads of thoughtfulness," KyForward writes. The newest addition is a social member of staff, who serves both clinics. Through the at the outset six months of this time the social member of staff "helped 185 patients complete economic assistance paperwork to achieve drug assistance in support of 1,804 medication instructions." During so as to same span, the clinic saying 1,417 patients from 34 counties. The clinics, which allow specialists in cardiology and Pulmonology, plot to add specialists in urology, obstetrics and gynecology, endocrinology, neurology and psychotherapy.

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