How telehealth impacts healthcare professional liability
Published on May 24, 2019 in Property casualty 360 website, By Alicia Marsiglia, RPLU
The advent of telehealth has many benefits for healthcare professionals, particularly in the area of mental health treatment. But the practice is not without risk.
The ability to deliver mental health services virtually has the potential to revolutionize mental health care at a time when change is sorely needed. Mental health care providers can hold counseling sessions by video conference,communicate by texting, and use remote monitoring for updates on a patient’s condition.