telemedicine technology; rural service delivery; ASHA Leader; newspaper article

Telemedicine Helps Rural SLPs Diagnose Dysphagia

In a 2006 ASHA Leader article, Kristy Potter, a speech-language pathologist in rural Kansas, asserts that telemedicine technology has helped her complete numerous videoswallow evaluations and provide more comprehensive care for her patients. She admits that prior to using telemedicine, she was not confident in diagnosing patients for dysphagia. She was often the only SLP