South Carolina Department of Corrections Turns to Telehealth, for Public Safety and Costs

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Inmates at a S.C. Department of Corrections facility.
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The South Carolina Department of Corrections aims to cut costs and increase public safety by minimizing inmate medical transports. They will begin using telehealth at five of their facilities, to connect Medical University of South Carolina providers to inmates over video.