SIX CONSIDERATIONS FOR ADVANCING TELEMEDICINE‚Äč

Telemedicine is entering a new era. The technology has helped enhance patient care and made specialist care more available in hospitals with physician shortages. It has also helped address population health needs and enriched the patient experience.

 

As its use expands, some practitioners embrace it, but others express concerns over reimbursement, interoperability, and the value of direct-to-consumer models. Despite these issues, the practice of telemedicine is exploding, and health systems are finding fresh ways to employ the technology.

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