AHA: How rural hospitals can use telehealth to combat COVID-19

By Jackie Drees, Becker’s Hospital Review

Riverwood Healthcare Center, a 25-bed critical access hospital in Aitkin, Minn., quickly deployed a telehealth network to offer patients care virtually from their homes, according to a recent American Hospital Association case study.

To prepare for treating patients during the coronavirus pandemic, RHCC went live on Zoom’s videoconferencing platform. The hospital has been using the virtual care model for the past two weeks.