What Is Telehealth?
Telehealth at University of Utah Health is a long-standing tradition of care, connectedness, and outreach. For over 10 years, we have provided telemedicine services to our partners throughout the mountain west.
Today, University of Utah Health is connected to over 60 facilities throughout a six state region, providing clinical and educational resources in nearly 20 unique clinical specialty areas. We have continual expansion and growth on the forefront.
Focusing on the Patient
With a focus on the patient, telemedicine affords an excellent vehicle for partnerships with disparate providers to deliver high-value patient care in the right place, at the right time, with the right provider, producing the right outcomes.
Project ECHO: Providing Care in Rural & Underserved Communities
University of Utah Health offers a consultation and education program, Project ECHO, a cost-free partnership between community providers and an interdisciplinary team of professionals from U of U Health to treat chronic and complex disease in rural and underserved areas through the use of technology.
University of Utah Health's Telehealth partners include the following:
- multi-specialty physician groups
- individual providers
- federally qualified health centers (FQHCs)
- halfway houses
- residential treatment facilities
- direct service to patients’ homes