Regulations on telehealth services were rapidly deregulated early into the COVID-19 pandemic, but questions remain about quality of care and patient disparities.
For individuals in rural communities, extended care for obesity management via individual telephone counseling reduces weight regain.
Naoto Kuroda, MD, of Wayne State University, in Detroit, Michigan, provided a checklist for clinicians about what they should ask and look out for in a telemedicine session with patients with epilepsy.
Experiences during the COVID-19 crisis could speed changes in healthcare delivery.
The use of telemedicine has been surging since the onset of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), with millions of Americans now using this medium for connecting with their clinicians.
Telehealth interventions including text messaging and remote monitoring may improve obstetric and gynecologic outcomes, according to a recent review.
Compared with rural counties with high broadband availability, rural counties with low broadband availability had 34% fewer telemedicine visits per capita.
There were no medical malpractice claims against direct-to-consumer telemedicine professionals or services among the reported cases identified in this study.
Larger practice size is an important correlate of telemedicine use.