November 24, 2021
For many Americans, medical care over the past 18 months has been easier than ever: Patients use their phone or computer to log into a telehealth portal, where they see and talk with a doctor to get needed care. But it isn’t always so simple or straightforward.
November 5, 2021
For those with access, telehealth may be the most important force multiplier in American health care today. But for the 57 million people living in rural America, the technology could further inequality.
November 4, 2021
Capping a year and a half of explosive growth in telehealth, “Getting Telehealth Policy Right” allowed experts, advocates, patients and providers to explore timely questions of policy, access and balance.
September 20, 2021
What role will telehealth play in a post-COVID world? Patients, health care providers and policymakers are discovering that the question is both complex and critical.
September 9, 2021
By Jeremy Schrieber, MSN, PMHNP-BC
Patients living with mental health conditions can be ambivalent about taking medication. So, when an event like COVID-19 disrupts their care, I worry.
August 10, 2021
Even as the Delta variant upends the country’s “return to normalcy,” some states are dismantling policies that keep telemedicine accessible. The move could undermine care and put patients at risk.
July 12, 2021
By David Charles, MD “I’m never coming back into the office again!” That’s how one of my patients responded after…
June 21, 2021
The very patients who stand to benefit most from telemedicine aren’t, recent studies suggest. Now, gaps in access are calling for creative solutions.
June 10, 2021
Even the biggest skeptic can be converted into a ferocious advocate. I know from first-hand experience.
May 27, 2021
As COVID-19 restrictions are lifted around the country, some health insurers are changing their tune on telemedicine.