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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Center for homeless offers medical care through unique partnership

A Charleston resource center for people experiencing homelessness uses telehealth to provide medical care to one of the state’s most vulnerable populations. More than 4,000 people in the state of...

Trouble kicking the habit? Telehealth can help

About 42 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, and tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States. Quitting is an incredibly...

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...

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

State-Wide Collaborative Unites Rural Communities to Advance Digital Equity

On a windy afternoon earlier this month, U.S. Rep. James Clyburn along with…

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…

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.