In the COVID-19 era, many of us are limiting contact with others, changing the way we do things – even when it comes to doctors’ visits.

More than a decade ago, the state Legislature created the Wyoming Telehealth Consortium with the goal of promoting telehealth, training doctors in its methods and advocating funding for a statewide system that would deliver health care to even the most rural residents. In addition to implementing the necessary technological infrastructure, there was a need to educate patients about what telemedicine is: access to clinical services via electronic information and telecommunications technologies.

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