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By Amanda Eggert
Montana Free Press 

Telemedicine and bridging Montana's digital divide

How one national nonprofit is equipping seniors for the future of health care

 

September 3, 2020

Telehealth Access for Seniors

Telehealth Access for Seniors' Pennsylvania team delivers 30 devices to the Philadelphia VA Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

When COVID-19 safety protocols shifted whole sectors of the health care industry from in-person visits to a telehealth model, Arjun and Hannah Verma watched their parents - a pulmonologist and a cardiologist - fret about some of their elderly patients who were unprepared for the switch. The elder Vermas were concerned that their patients who didn't own camera-enabled devices or know how to use videoconferencing platforms would be forced to forgo critical care.

Arjun and Hannah, who live in Orlando, Florida, realized they had a few devices around the house they weren't using, and they figur...



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