"We are excited to be hosting the Freedom Calls Event at our hospital, and hope some local families will be able to connect with their loved one during this event," said Mary R. Begley, director of marketing and organizational planning at Ephraim McDowell Health.
"Individuals may remember the first Freedom Calls Event, which was provided to families during the University of Kentucky and University
of Louisville basketball game in December," Begley
said."We think it's wonderful that these events are being repeated and expanded to local facilities that are members of the Kentucky TeleHealth
explained that the Kentucky TeleHealth Network
is a statewide telemedicine program that has a network of more than 70 videoconference systems in healthcare facilities across the state.
"Because of our member status in the Kentucky TeleHealth Network
, we are able to enhance the training of our Associates," Begley
said."Now, because of this relationship, we have the opportunity to provide this Freedom Calls Event to our community."
More information about Freedom Calls
is available via the Internet at www.freedomcalls.org.Locally, family members may call Begley
at (859) 239-4636 for more information.