Telehealth

Caregivers Play a Vital Role in Virtual (and In-Person) Care

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.

Rural Telehealth: Closing Gaps, Opening Doors

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.

Getting Telehealth Policy Right

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.

Does Telehealth Work for Mental Health?

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.

States Gut Telemedicine Policies Amid Delta Variant

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.

I Was a Telehealth Skeptic

June 10, 2021

Even the biggest skeptic can be converted into a ferocious advocate. I know from first-hand experience.