While most of us think about telehealth as a way to avoid going to the hospital or clinic, in the time of Covid and beyond there are advantages using it in the hospital.
While doctors say if telehealth were compensated they would use it, I disagree. For doctors to move their practice to the cloud, telehealth needs to be better- generating more money per hour spent. However, there are ways to get there. For telehealth to spread, we need to stop competing with the past, the traditional in person visit, and think about the practice of the future.
Earlier this week #Avizia and #AmWell merged. This marks a transition from technology to care delivery for the telehealth industry.
[podcast] Alexis Gilroy is a lawyer based in Washington D.C. and a partner for Jones Day. She is a nationally recognized expert specializing in healthcare and technology. She has a particular expertise in telemedicine and “compact” legislation, the evolving process for physicians to care for patients across state lines. She offers her perspectives on the innovation and the changing legal requirements.