telemedicine

Kaleida Health

Patients are apparently avoiding emergency rooms during this COVID-19 pandemic, but doctors say that is a bad idea.


WXXI News and Step By Step Developmental Services

Early intervention therapy for children with developmental delays is a service that’s required by law. That means therapists now have to come up with new ways to work with children as the COVID-19 pandemic forces their therapy sessions online.

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

A high percentage of people in methadone treatment programs for drug addiction also have Hepatitis C. Now there is a research project based at the University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences to help drug addicts who also have Hep C.

WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

The Frontier Central School District is preparing to bring telemedicine into some of its schools. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says it will begin as a pilot program to meet healthcare challenges.


NYS getting $25M for mobile addiction centers

Sep 15, 2017
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul's office

New York State is getting $25 million in federal funds to help fight the opioid addiction epidemic.

Doctor on Demand / National Public Radio

A new benchmark survey finds the use of telemedicine across Upstate New York very low, but the vast majority of those who have used it say they liked it.