Assisted Living Director (Internet / Print) 02/06/06 (subscription required to view article) “Morningside Ministries sees telemedicine as an innovative solution” for both parties. Hultgren agrees. “The telehealth clinic definitely reduces time away from work and makes dealing with a sick child, for example, so much easier for employees.” Backed by a $150,000 grant from the SBC Foundation, Morningside Ministries (San Antonio, Texas) opened a telehealth clinic at The Manor in January, 2005 in partnership with University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), the largest “digital health services program” in the world (60,000 telemedicine “encounters” in 2005).