A recent article by the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) explores the future of telehealth as the pandemic subsides.
Telehealth utilization jumped dramatically after the onset of the pandemic, but recently the volume of telehealth visits in the U.S. has diminished. AAMI outlines how this may be due in part to the end of temporary policies that allowed healthcare providers to offer telehealth with fewer restrictions during a state of emergency, with details on state and federal policies. The article reveals encouraging developments for telehealth’s future related to new Medicare policies, and details how telehealth is beneficial for patients seeking highly specialized medical services or those facing economic or geographic barriers.
Read more in the AAMI article: “Easing Pandemic Sparks Telemedicine Worries.”