Telehealth's Effect on Rural Veteran Healthcare and Mobility

The main objective of this research is to identify veterans utilizing telehealth for their medical needs and to quantify the transportation cost savings associated with this technology. Secondary objectives will include analyzing the role of telehealth in rural America, and how the COVID-19 pandemic along with public transportation workforce shortages has led to a substantial increase in telehealth usage among veterans.


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $124594
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute

    North Dakota State University
    1320 Albrecht Boulevard
    Fargo, ND  United States  581052
  • Performing Organizations:

    Small Urban and Rural Center on Mobility

    Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute
    P.O. Box 6050
    Fargo, ND  United States  58108
  • Principal Investigators:

    Peterson, Del

    Hough, Jill

  • Start Date: 20230401
  • Expected Completion Date: 20240331
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01892357
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute
  • Files: RIP
  • Created Date: Sep 6 2023 12:42PM