Impacts of Virtual Health on Patient Centric Care

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October 19, 2022 - Southeast


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Impacts of Virtual Health on Patient Centric Care
Telemedicine is rapidly evolving. Issues with regulation and reimbursement have prevented its full immersion into the healthcare system. During the current pandemic, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services expanded access to telemedicine services. The advantages of telemedicine suggest its cost-effectiveness, ability to extend access to specialty services, and its potential to help mitigate the looming physician shortage. Disadvantages seemingly include lack of available technological resources in certain parts of the country, issues with security of patient data, and challenges in performing the traditional patient examination. Let’s explore.