Telemedicine continues to grow at an impressive rate as increasing numbers of providers adopt it in their practices, and the technology continues to improve for connecting with and delivering virtual care to patients.
In this infographic:
- U.S. Telehealth Policy: informed consent, private payer telehealth reimbursement, and licensing policy in U.S. jurisdictions
- The Demographics of Telehealth Usage: telehealth growth 2013-2018 and usage by age and gender
But along with the advantages that telemedicine offers both providers and patients, there are also liability risks to consider. Medical professionals using virtual visits must work harder to reduce practice liability exposures.