Telemedicine beneficial in rural South Carolina

September 15, 2002

Columbia, SC-The Columbia Eye Clinic, one of the largest ophthalmic practices in South Carolina, launched a high-speed, satellite broadband service linking medical professionals at the Columbia Eye Clinic with patients at Beaufort-Jasper-Hampton Community Health Center in Ridgeland, SC. The new service allows retinal specialists to screen the eyes of patients more than 100 miles away for diabetic retinopathy.