Mercy Foundation announced yesterday it has been awarded nearly $93,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for a project that will enable Mercy Health Network to expand telemedicine services at nine of its affiliate rural hospitals in Iowa.
This project directly addresses the need for increased access to high-need specialties, including cardiology. The project scope includes opioid treatment and opioid training for medical providers, which are priority areas of this USDA funding opportunity.
The hospitals that are part of the project include:
•Adair County Memorial Hospital, Greenfield.
•Central Community Hospital, Elkader.
•Davis County Hospital, Bloomfield.
•Decatur County Hospital, Leon.
•Manning Regional Hospital, Manning.
•Monroe County Hospital, Albia.
•Ringgold County Hospital, Mount Ayr.
•Wayne County Hospital, Corydon.
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