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Articles or mentions of the North Country Telehealth Partnership in the media.



Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization, North Country Initiative Celebrate Successes in 2016   When most north country residents hear about the Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization, they naturally think about soldiers, military families or the Army base here in Jefferson County. We’re proud of this association. FDRHPO was […]

Making the North Country A Healthier Community


The North Country Telehealth Partnership was recently featured on WWNY-TV7’s weekly “Your Health” news segment! By Garrett Domblewski | WWNY-TV7 Think of it as Skyping or Face Timing your doctor. What’s known as “telemedicine” is being used more and more in northern New York – growing from a mere 40 […]

Use of telemedicine Grows in NNY



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Telemedicine another tool working to improve access to specialists for rural residents By Norah Machia, NNY Business A patient recently came into Samaritan Medical Center’s Emergency Department presenting with symptoms of a possible stroke. Although a CT scan was done to rule out other causes, the physician treating the patient was still […]

“Technology Connects Patients with Care”