Telemedicine and Telehealth News: California Telehealth Network Unveils Public Service Announcement Campaign to Raise Awareness of Telehealth Services

Telemedicine and Telehealth News: California Telehealth Network Unveils Public Service Announcement Campaign to Raise Awareness of Telehealth Services

  • Initial Campaign Launch Targets Southern California.

The California Telehealth Network (CTN), announced the release of public service announcements (PSA), to highlight the availability of telehealth services in local communities. Featured health care providers include: Catalina Island Medical Center, Clinicas del Camino Real in Ventura County, Community Health Alliance of Pasadena, Long Beach Family Dental Group, Ridgecrest Hospital and Tarzana Treatment Centers.

Beginning this month, the commercials will air on Time Warner, Charter and Catalina Cable systems. California Telehealth Network is California’s statewide partnership for telehealth utilizing broadband technology to expand access to health care with a focus on rural and medically underserved communities. Initially funded by the Federal Communications Commission’s Rural Health Care Pilot Program, over 800 health care providers around the state have qualified to participate in the program which provides medical grade broadband connections enabling patients to be seen by specialists using video consultations without leaving their local communities. The program also provides the ideal environment for the exchange of electronic health records, MRI’s, x-rays and other patient information over a secure broadband network.

Telemedicine and Telehealth News: California Telehealth Network Unveils Public Service Announcement Campaign to Raise Awareness of Telehealth Services

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