Telehealth

Telehealth offers new ways of delivering care through the use of video and audio technologies.

The clinical opportunities within Telehealth provide many positive impacts that include better health outcomes, more immediate treatments, economic benefits and access to specialized care and consultation.  

The COVID-19 crisis has accelerated Telehealth opportunities in our state as we strive to keep South Carolinians safe at home while providing necessary medical care.
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Virtual imaging system helps detect potential blindness among diabetic patients

A retinal imaging camera located at a free medical clinic in North Charleston is helping to prevent blindness among diabetic patients. Harvest Free Medical Clinic serves as a safety net clinic for...

Telehealth monitoring program provides feeling of safety for COVID-19 patients

When the COVID-19 pandemic reached the small, rural town of Kingstree, South Carolina, Sandra Epps watched her tight-knit community grapple with the devastating disease. Before long, several of her...

Virtual platform benefits kidney transplant patients

“I have been on dialysis for 15 years and six months,” said Leona Dawkins-Derrico. The 51-year-old mother is one of the 600,000 Americans with end-stage kidney disease. Dialysis may have saved her...

Remote monitoring program gives reassurance to COVID-19 patients 

It started off feeling like a cold, but the cough got worse and then Felix Fredrick began to have body aches and chills. Next he woke up in the middle of the night, sweating and feeling strange. “I’m...

My Telehealth

What is Telehealth? Telehealth is the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support long-distance clinical health care, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration.Telehealth News on scetv.org

Virtual Eye Screenings Detect Potential Blindness

There are an estimated 34 million people living with diabetes in the United…

Virtual Probate System Is a Game Changer for McLeod Behavioral Health

A video conferencing system has allowed McLeod Behavioral Health in Darlington…

Language Services, Including Telehealth, Help Give a Man His 'Life Back'

For people who have limited English-language proficiency, interpretation…

What is the South Carolina Telehealth Alliance and My Telehealth?

Through the human stories of patients, families, clinicians and others, SCETV, in collaboration with the South Carolina Telehealth Alliance, will carefully dissect the complexities of Telehealth.  

The goal of each story is to elevate public understanding and knowledge of Telehealth and its diverse services in South Carolina. 

The clinical opportunities within Telehealth provide many positive impacts that include better health outcomes, more immediate treatments, economic benefits and access to specialized care and consultation.