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Posted inRural Health

COVID breathes life into North Carolina’s rural telehealth, but broadband remains an obstacle

By Liora Engel-Smith Though he doesn’t see patients face-to-face these days, Dr. Charles Sawyer still carries his prescription pad. The 87-year-old doesn’t often write prescriptions by hand anymore, but there’s something about the familiar feel of the pad in his coat pocket, he said. Sawyer, a primary care physician at Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center, […]