BUILDING A BETTER DOCTOR’S VISIT THROUGH TELEMEDICINE

Arizona Palliative Home Care started over three years ago as a small, experimental program within the massive Hospice of the Valley. It has about 350 patients contracted out for their brand of palliative care, a fairly new discipline that focuses on improving quality of life for patients who are seriously ill. They’ve had all the best medical care and aren’t at hospice stage, but going in and out of the hospital repeatedly for continued treatments they need is both difficult and expensive.

Which is why Arizona Palliative, from the outset, has used technology provided byAvizia, a telemedicine company with a video chat system to ease access between doctors and patients. More

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About The Rev. Thomas C. Jackson

Ordained to the priesthood in December, 2010.
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