HealthLeaders Media March 24, 2020
Mandy Roth

Learn how healthcare systems are using telehealth to address workforce issues, care for at-risk populations, and deliver more efficient care.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

– Telehealth offers an opportunity to increase physician supply through geographic “load balancing.”

– Health systems can maximize workforce potential by using quarantined physicians to provide virtual care.

With the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth has finally come of age. Like a lonely teenager who once struggled to make connections with a broader network of friends and was bound by strict parental controls, suddenly, telehealth has blossomed into the most popular kid in school by becoming an essential tool in the healthcare armament against this pandemic.

Almost overnight, telehealth providers reported an upswing in demand (see item...

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