As telehealth becomes more commonly practiced, there are questions that arise around its effectiveness, patient confidentiality, and legal concerns for practitioners.
- Describe an example of telehealth.
- Explain some of the benefits and limitations that exist for this situation.
- Do you feel that as a practitioner you would be able to complete a full assessment of a patient utilizing telehealth?
- Collaboration is important in providing care for a patient, describe how telehealth impacts collaboration amongst practitioners.
- Discuss how you would ensure that you communicate effectively and respectfully with other health care professionals in the telehealth environment.
- Discuss concerns that arise around HIPAA and telehealth. Provide an explanation of legal concerns that you have with implementing telehealth.
Support your answer with two or three peer-reviewed resources.