Healthcare Economist May 15, 2022
Will telehealth widen or reduce health disparities? Telehealth may make it easier for individuals who lack transportation to get access to medical care; on the other hand, those without high-speed internet or good cell phone connections could be disadvantaged.
In a recent report, NCQA examined the future of telehealth and examined how to make sure telehealth is implemented in a way that improves outcomes for all. Below are the key suggestions from the report.
Tailoring telehealth to individual preferences and needs
- Prioritize language and cultural humility.
- Appreciate role of digital literacy in virtual care visit
- Optimize telehealth for people with...