May, 01, 2020

Ensuring The Growth Of Telehealth During COVID-19 Does Not Exacerbate Disparities In Care

Telehealth increases convenience for both the doctor and patient and decreases everyone’s risk of exposure to COVID-19. But telehealth also has limitations, the most obvious of which are that it does not allow for physical exams or lab tests. Less obvious though, is the potential of telehealth to exacerbate health disparities.