Tag: telemedicine

WICHITA — Doctors diagnosed Courtney Buchmann’s breast cancer on March 6, three days before the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Kansas. Buchmann worried, as hospitals braced for an overflow of coronavirus patients, whether the…

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way many of us visit our doctors. Instead of in-person visits, patients are increasingly seeing their physicians via a computer or smartphone, avoiding a crowded office full of sick…

To help rural communities, Kansans and their lawmakers will need to do more than the inadequate broadband funds approved by the Legislature recently. In Topeka and nationwide, voters and their elected officials need to understand…

LAHARPE — When it comes to rural broadband internet access, Kansas is the envy of the nation. “We are light years ahead of most other states,” notes Shekinah Bailey, a field representative with the USDA’s…