MPIE E-NEWS: Telemedicine/Telehealth (Part 3)

Part 3 of the Telemedicine/Telehealth series will focus on Best Practices. The telemedicine expansion was an immediate reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic, and virtual visits are projected to expand even after the pandemic subsides. While the depth and breadth of telemedicine, regulations, restrictions, and the practice continue to evolve, some elements of telemedicine are here to stay. 

Part 3 of the Telemedicine/Telehealth series will focus on Best Practices. The telemedicine expansion was an immediate reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic, and virtual visits are projected to expand even after the pandemic subsides. While telemedicine regulations, restrictions, and practice will continue evolving, many of the fundamental changes instituted during the pandemic are here to stay.

If you are an employed provider of a healthcare system and have questions on this subject, please consult your organization’s risk management department for advisement as to system policy or protocol.

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