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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Video Remote Interpretation, an ‘invaluable’ resource for healthcare providers

For people who have limited English language proficiency, interpretation services can mean the difference between a successful health outcome or a decline in medical care. “Before, I had a lot of...

For Charleston Promise Neighborhood, ‘telehealth is vitally important’

Charleston Promise Neighborhood, an organization that works to address poverty in the Charleston area, relies on telehealth services to improve healthcare access for local students. “Our partnership...
The Broadband Map

South Carolina Statewide Broadband Mapping Project now live

COLUMBIA, SC – Dec. 29, 2020 – The South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff has launched the state’s Broadband Map on its website, creating an accessible platform for the public to see where...
Healthcare visit via Telehealth

Coronavirus relief package includes $7 billion to expand broadband access, additional funding to boost telehealth opportunities

The $900 billion COVID relief package passed by Congress this month includes a $7 billion broadband Internet investment. The bill sets aside funding to help low-income families pay for reliable...

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

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

For people who have limited English-language proficiency, interpretation services can mean the difference between a successful health outcome or a decline in their medical care. “Before, I had a lot of issues because I didn't know how I was going to

Greenville County Schools District-Issued Chromebooks Help Families Access Telehealth Services

Students in South Carolina’s public schools have spent much of 2020 attending school virtually after face-to-face instruction was limited due to Covid-19. Schools weren’t alone as they scrambled to operate in a virtual model. In the wake of the pandemic,

Lawmakers Rally for Broadband, Yet Affordability Remains an Issue

In South Carolina, many children were unable to participate in online schooling when the global pandemic struck earlier this year. Similarly, hundreds of thousands of people in the Palmetto State could not receive telehealth services or work remotely

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.