Dr. Marc Newell, cardiologist and chief of clinical cardiology at the Minneapolis Heart Institute, demonstrates how a new telehealth system being installed at the RC Hospital and Clinics will allow specialists at remote sites to view the ultrasound images of a patient’s heart or other organs. Volunteer Drew Maher learned that he will be celebrating his 16th birthday on Thursday with a healthy heart. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
RC Hospital, Allina Health launch telehealth initiative
OLIVIA — The skeletons of “telemedicine ventures past” are buried in the storage rooms of hospitals across rural Minnesota.
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