Telemedicine Reinvents the Visit to the School Nurse
Technology lets the nurse tap into outside experts, often getting students back to class more quickly
This article was published on May 25, 2018 on The Wall Street Journal, written by Emily Holland. Photo source: Mike Bradley for the Wall Street Journal.
Telemedicine has grown rapidly in recent years. Now hundreds of schools are bringing it to the nurse’s office.
School nurses say telemedicine helps them treat students faster right at school, reducing risk of infection, getting the students back to class faster and relieving a big burden on the students’ families.
At Abraham Lincoln School No. 22, in Rochester, N.Y., when nurse Amy […]