Spectrum Health leverages telehealth to treat patients with the flu

Michigan, like nearly every state, is in the midst of one of the worst flu seasons in recent memory.

The spike in patient visits has taxed healthcare organizations as they look for creative ways to handle the surge of patients. But for Spectrum Health, a 14-hospital system based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, telemedicine has greatly reduced the strain on patients, staff and the organization overall.

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