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How Norman Regional Health System Leveraged Virtual Scheduled Visits During COVID-19 Norman Regional Health System pivoted to virtual care during the height of COVID-19 to ensure healthcare access for its rural patient population

Norman Regional Health System, a rural health system in Oklahoma, recognized that patients needed an easier way to get care while self-isolating during the COVID-19 pandemic. To provide that care, Norman Regional turned to virtual health.

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Telehealth in Rural Areas: How Health Systems Deliver Better Access to Care

Approximately 62 million Americans—or one in five people—live in rural areas, while only nine percent of all physicians practice in these settings. This lack of care in rural communities is creating a huge healthcare access issue, resulting in patients driving long distances for care. To address these healthcare access issues, health systems across the country […]

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