Telehealth: Doctors Need to Know State Laws

(12/13/2012 Source: JDSUPRA) As telemedicine grows in popularity, it is important for physicians to be aware of the state-by-state requirements when practicing in this revolutionary area of healthcare. Telemedicine is a model of delivering long-distance clinical healthcare, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration through the use of interactive telecommunications technologies. The model aims to serve patients in remote locations, provide alternative methods of care delivery, and expand the market that can be served by a healthcare provider. Telemedicine services involve clinical services such as consultations, examinations and monitoring of patients, as well as non-clinical services such as continuing medical education, administrative meetings, and provider training. Proponents argue that telemedicine is a modern form of healthcare that saves time, reduces the costs of care and brings needed medical services to remote areas. ===> Continue Reading


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