PBS NewsHour

Telemedicine connects rural patients nearing the end of life

Clip: 08/18/2015 | 7m 3s

People facing life-threatening illnesses often access palliative care to ease their pain and help with difficult end-of-life choices. But for those living in remote, rural areas, getting that comforting care can be unwieldy. Special correspondent Joanne Elgart Jennings reports on how one doctor in Northern California is trying to come up with innovative ways to ease the process.

Aired: 08/18/15

Rating: NR

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