Telehealth: A Crucial Solution in Uncertain Times
- April 20, 2020
The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has compelled the practice of medicine to incorporate the use of technology at a previously unimaginable rate. Until now, the healthcare community was tiptoeing into the telehealth delivery mindset, with reluctance to commit. Thoughts were that remote access would first be for physicians and other providers with patients who lacked access to healthcare due to rural hospital closures, areas with a shortage of clinical providers, and as a response to the increasing costs of care delivery.