USDA, ARC select UMMC for telemedicine grant to serve Mississippi's appalachian counties
Media Contact: Jack Mazurak at 601-984-1970 or firstname.lastname@example.org.WHAT:
Representatives from the United States Department of Agriculture, the Appalachian Regional Commission and the University of Mississippi Medical Center will host a joint press conferenceWHEN:
Thursday, March 6, 10 a.m.WHERE:
Suite 451 of the USB Building, 6360 I-55 North Frontage Road, JacksonWHY:
The USDA and the ARC have selected UMMC for a distance-learning and telemedicine service grant, “Telemedicine Emergency and Specialty Care for Appalachia in North Mississippi (TESCAN).” The funding will provide infrastructure to connect health-care providers at 10 rural hospitals with the Telehealth Program at UMMC for emergency and specialty care services.