This afternoon, the NRHA recognized Nebraska Senator Ben Nelson as a Rural Health Hero. Unfortunately, Senator Nelson is planning to retire at the end of his current term. We will certainly miss him as a rural health advocate.
This story, out of Lincoln, Nebraska, highlights how telehealth technologies can be utilized to provide support and assistance to our combat veterans living in the more rural areas of our country and dealing with PTSD. It is great that the VA has developed an appreciation for telehealth and how it can assist those they serve. The VA has long been a user of telehealth and it will be even more exciting when clients like Mr. Clark can utilize the telehealth technologies right in his own home of Kearney (where technology is currently available) instead of having to drive even over to Grand Island, let alone Lincoln.
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