Surveys seek input on telehealth use

Licensed therapist Angela Danielsen, right, talks to Christina M. O’Neil, director of Mental Health Services at Samaritan Medical Center, using a secure telehealth program in her office at Samaritan Behavioral Health in Watertown. Kara Dry/Watertown Daily Times

WATERTOWN — In an expansion of their telehealth partnership, the Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization and Adirondack Health Institute have created the North Country Digital Inclusion Coalition to identify barriers faced by providers and patients in rural communities.

The coalition has launched two surveys, one for community members and one for providers. Both aim to identify barriers to telehealth access and digital equity and to gain perspectives regarding telehealth services.

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