HHS awards $750K to Georgia hospital for telehealth

HHS granted Moultrie, Ga.-based Hospital Authority of Colquitt County $750,000 in funding for telehealth technology and equipment to increase healthcare access for rural patients, according to GPB News.

The grant is part of $20 million that HHS awarded to 27 different U.S. healthcare organizations in support of developing new rural residency programs. The funding will also be applied toward Hospital Authority of Colquitt County's efforts to achieve accreditation through the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, which is a a nonprofit that evaluates and accredits medical residency and internship programs.  

Hospital Authority of Colquitt County oversees the Colquitt Regional Medical Center, which is a 99-bed medical center in Moultrie.

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