Saskatchewan embraces telehealth

Like most publicly funded health care organizations, Sunrise Health Region in Saskatchewan is on a perpetually tight budget. For the umbrella outfit, made up of six hospitals, 14 long-term care facilities, and a smattering of clinics and community health centres in the southeast region of the province, wanton upgrades to technology infrastructures simply aren’t permissible.

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July 19, 2007Sieg Holle of Brantford, Ont., writes: Excellent, sensible and innovative way to maximize limited resoures to improve service reach and customer convenience through technology. Congratulations for this doable, cost-effective leap into the health future!

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