AltaPointe receives grant for telehealth during pandemic

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MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — AltaPointe Health Systems is receiving more than $842-thousand dollars to expand telehealth during the COVID-19 outbreak. Telehealth allows patients to see a provider anywhere, anytime through the use of mobile technologies.

According to a news release from the Federal Communications Commission, the funds will be used for telemedicine carts, tablets, laptop computers, remote monitoring devices, a remote patient monitoring platform, network upgrades, a telehealth platform, as well as
videoconferencing equipment and software to care for high risk patients with chronic conditions.

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