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School-Based Telehealth: An Innovative Approach to Meet the Health Care Needs of California Children

By Jenny Kattlove | September 2009


This Issue Brief outlines how telehealth—the use of technology to provide health services at a distance—in schools is emerging as a valuable way to complement and expand the capacity of schools to meet the health care needs of children, particularly those who are low-income and living in medically underserved areas. This Brief is a blueprint for action—laying out practical steps—to help California state and community leaders make real the promise of school-based telehealth to improve health outcomes for children.

Download the Issue Brief (PDF, 888 KB).
Download the Executive Summary (PDF, 100 KB).